Rwanda, 20 Years LaterUnanswered (and unanswerable) questions from the genocide.
Another Intervention? Anti-ISIS airstrikes aren’t about keeping Americans safe.
How Photojournalists Change War Zones The work of Chris Hondros, killed in Libya in 2011, shows the profession at its most indispensable.
Photojournalists Can’t Be Replaced by iPhonesA skilled photographer is essential to reporting accurate stories in conflict zones.
The Power of a PhotographA snapshot that changed United States military policy.
What It's Like to Report in Conflict Zones TodayMore risk, less money—but just as important.
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.
“I Really Couldn’t Get My Mind Around What Had Happened” Why Philip Gourevitch kept going back to Rwanda.
“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
The Silent Trauma of War Correspondents Photojournalists and reporters aren’t getting the help they need for PTSD.
How Curiosity and a Camera Can End a FirefightIt helps when no one knows why they're fighting.
“He Just Had an Intense Curiosity About People”The singular work of late photojournalist Chris Hondros.
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.