“What You See Is a Pretty Slender Reality”
The problem with only viewing conflict from an American perspective.
The Universal Allure of WarHow the enhanced emotional experience of combat takes hold in conflict zones.
“Violence Against Women Is the Foreigners’ Fault”What happens to Afghan women when the U.S. military pulls out?
“They’re Freebasing the Crystal Meth of Purpose”Why the pull of war is so strong for soldiers (and journalists) in combat zones.
“They May Be Nuts, but They’re Not Stupid”Former Hezbollah hostage Terry Anderson on ISIS and the terrifying new normal it’s created.
The Aftershocks of Colonialism Africa’s postcolonial recovery and the problem with how it’s covered.
“I Really Couldn’t Get My Mind Around What Had Happened” Why Philip Gourevitch kept going back to Rwanda.
The Silent Trauma of War Correspondents Photojournalists and reporters aren’t getting the help they need for PTSD.
“He Just Had an Intense Curiosity About People”The singular work of late photojournalist Chris Hondros.
Inside JobWhy American vet Elliott Ackerman wrote about insider attacks from the Afghan perspective in his novel, Green on Blue.
“Covering Violence Is Not Something That You Do Without Effect on You”Terry Anderson on the personal, physical, and emotional strains of being a foreign correspondent.
Is Stockholm Syndrome Real?After nearly seven years with Hezbollah captors, Terry Anderson doesn’t think so.
On the Ground in Lebanon, 1983 Terry Anderson on the calm before he was kidnapped for more than six years.
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 Unthinkable Scale of the Syrian Refugee CrisisJordan’s fourth largest city is a refugee camp. Lebanon’s population is a quarter refugee.