Publications

The New York Times

ISIS Tests Kurdish Bid for Independence

When the Islamic State threatened Kirkuk's borders, Kurdish peshmerga rushed in to protect it. But some of the city's residents see the presence of Kurdish forces as an occupying force.

An End to Polio in India?

Polio may have ended in India. But the country has now started new drive to get routine immunizations on track in the country, targeting other diseases such as measles, rubella, TB and hepatitis B.

How to Read Afghanistan

Vanessa Gezari, author of a new book on the Afghanistan murder of social scientist Paula Loyd, says the US military still stumbles through an Afghan culture it barely understands.