From the frontlines
On Not Leaving Kashmir
The boatman barely flicked his wrist, yet we moved forward in a terrifically straight line. How was he doing it?
Every Place is Khalidiya
A trip to the Damascus grave of Dr. Ali Shariati, revolutionary, as the shelling in Homs, Syria began.
It’s not until I look at the blank space where his face would be that I see how white he was.
An excerpt from Rag and Bone, in which a soccer-playing Syrian calls Bashar al-Assad a lizard.