“It’s Us and Them”: Writing from and about Divided Countries
In the current environment of relentless political strife . . . debate deteriorates into name-calling; partisans morph into zealots, complex issues are reduced to binary terms, and hostility seethes just beneath the surface.
A Doctor from Homs
Most massacres occurred after Friday prayers.
Crime in Ramallah: Noor’s Story
There were a lot of weapons being brandished, a lot of threats being shouted, and there was a lot of waiting around. The intifada uprising shifted from the streets onto the TV.
“It wasn’t a civil war. It was a rebellion.”
How Dorje Tsering Saved Tibetan
Everyone knew that the way to become a revolutionary was through the Chinese language and not Tibetan.