The Trauma of T. E. LawrenceHis well-known "melancholia" was likely a case of PTSD.
The Disappearing Borders of the Middle EastThey were drawn incorrectly in the first place.
The Tragic Lives of Damascus ProstitutesFor many women, it’s the only way to survive.
How to Turn a Small Protest Into a Civil WarThe moment Assad’s Syria changed forever.
“Cairo Writes, Beirut Publishes, and Baghdad Reads”The fallen culture of Iraq and the legacy of the U.S. invasion.
Finding the Real T. E. LawrenceOne author did it the old-fashioned way.
Lawrence of Arabia, the Man What the movie gets right and wrong about the enigmatic antihero.
The Unthinkable Scale of the Syrian Refugee CrisisJordan’s fourth largest city is a refugee camp. Lebanon’s population is a quarter refugee.
What It’s Like to Be 50 Yards Away From an Exploding Car BombFirst silence, then chaos.
Watching Richard III With Bashar al-AssadNot long ago, the Syrian dictator was a darling of the West.