November 17, 2014 / The New York Times
David Rohde, Yochi Dreazen
David Rohde reviews Yochi Dreazen's new book The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War about PTSD and soldiers and civilians who struggle with depression.
November 9, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
A fragile peace between Turkey and its Kurdish population is being tested by the ongoing conflict in Kobani, which is fueling Kurdish national mobilizations.
October 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
James Harkin
Propaganda images of children at ISIS facilities and children in ISIS dawah (outreach) projects in ISIS-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq.
August 19, 2014 / Harper's
Jenna Krajeski
In Iraq's Kurdistan a small mental health clinic deals with the consequences of multiple traumas over many years.
August 13, 2014 / The New Republic
Jenna Krajeski
When Sunni militants with the Islamic State pushed into northern Iraq, Kurdish peshmerga were tasked with fighting them. But the peshmerga have not always represented a unified Kurdistan.
June 26, 2014 / The Guardian
James Harkin
Parents anxiously await news of their teenaged sons who were kidnapped from bus by Islamic militants in Syria.
June 26, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jenna Krajeski
In the refugee camps of Iraqi Kurdistan, the insurgents are not often what they seem.
Image by James Harkin. Turkey, 2014.
June 26, 2014
James Harkin
How some of northern Syria’s children are being reared into a life of praying and jihad by a new kind of puritanical islamist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham.
June 24, 2014 / The Nation
Jenna Krajeski
Oil-rich and ethnically divided, Kirkuk is one of Iraq's most fought over cities. With ISIS moving along its border, Kirkuk finds itself yet again at the center of conflict.
June 10, 2014 / Voice of America
Sebastian Meyer
Drawing on their very personal and painful past, a group of Iraqi Kurdish photographers is attempting to give something back as their region becomes a home for those less fortunate.
June 6, 2014 / Roads & Kingdoms
Jenna Krajeski
These Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.
May 14, 2014 / The Revealer
Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
A small but worrying number of Iraqi Kurds have joined militant Islamist fighting in Syria. Is it simply religious fervor dictating their choices?
Image by Sebastian Meyer. Iraq, 2014.
May 2, 2014
Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
Today Iraq is consumed by sectarian fighting, but in the north the legacy of the US-led war is progress. Iraqi Kurdistan has autonomy, security, and oil. But what is Kurdistan beyond "the other Iraq...

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