Publications

Harper's

How the Islamic State Was Won

How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?

Iraqi Kurdistan: Marooned at the Mall

When the Islamic State pushed Iraqi Christians from their homes, many fled to Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan. There, some sought refuge in the concrete frame of a future shopping mall.

Iraq's Kurdistan in Therapy

In Iraq's Kurdistan a small mental health clinic deals with the consequences of multiple traumas over many years.

Turkey: What the Camera Saw

Multiple cameras recorded the moment of Turkish protester Ahmet Atakan's death, but does the footage prove anything?