Category: The Middle East

4 April, 2011

Reinier van Straten

Till We Have Built Jerusalem

Simon Sebag Montefiore's Jerusalem: The Biography excavates the sacred city's memories and historical multiplicity.


14 March, 2011

Frederick Deknatel

Baghdad Chassis

An exhibition of a car destroyed by a bomb in Baghdad provokes conversations about civilian suffering in war.


14 February, 2011

Jonathan Leader Maynard

A Doubtful Genealogy

David Patterson's A Genealogy of Evil tries but fails to link persuasively Jihadism to Nazism.


26 October, 2009

Kamyar Adl

The Shopkeepers

A Photographic Essay


27 April, 2009

Navid Pourghazi

Finding Iran in Khomeini

The Ayatollah's legacy in Iranian politics


2 March, 2009

Eddie Gerald

Traffic in Tel Aviv

A photographic essay on brothels in Israel


15 June, 2008

Samsher Gill

The Value of Economic Shock and Awe

Iraq and The Three Trillion Dollar War by Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes


1 March, 2008

Stuart Hallifax

Home Fires and Poppy Fields

Afghanistan, the British Army and Public Opinion


15 June, 2007

Scarlett Baron

The War-Wearied Women of Kabul

Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns


15 June, 2006

Patrick Belton

Hamas 2.0

A View from Ramallah