April 9, 2013 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Dimiter Kenarov
Two States, Three Countries, Four Opponents of Fracking.
September 18, 2012 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Greg Constantine
Because of the abuse they endure in Burma, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh.
July 16, 2012 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Dimiter Kenarov, Nadia Shira Cohen
The Rosia Montana mine is one of the oldest mines in the world, but now it threatens to destroy the ancient village it long ago built.
March 5, 2010 / Virginia Quarterly Review, Untold Stories
Dimiter Kenarov
Pickup trucks, SUVs, military trucks, Humvees, fire trucks, ambulances. Honking. Singing. It all looks like a big tailgate party. “If we were in America, there’d be shitloads of beer,” observes Dave...
March 5, 2010 / Virginia Quarterly Review, Untold Stories
Dimiter Kenarov
The sky over Baghdad is deep blue. Last night’s rain has washed the air spick-and-span. The day billows with promise—all green palms and golden mosques. Even the Aerostats, the ominous zeppelin-...
March 4, 2010 / Virginia Quarterly Review, Untold Stories
Dimiter Kenarov
“Lock the rear door.” The voice of our turret gunner is calm, almost weary, like the voice of a steward on a commercial flight from New York to Paris. “Passenger weapon status is amber. Insert...
Marco Vernaschi - West Africa's New Achilles' Heel - Virginia Quarterly Review
January 15, 2010 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Marco Vernaschi
A frantic voice came over the radio: a blast had just destroyed Guinea-Bissau's military headquarters.
January 15, 2010 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Narayan Mahon, Tristan McConnell
As we sped through the dusty heat of rural Somaliland on one of the region's few paved roads, an armed escort behind us and the hills of Ethiopia ahead, Dr. Adan Abokor told me his story.
July 30, 2009 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Asim Rafiqui
July 1, 2009 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Elliott Woods, Asim Rafiqui
Israel did its best to keep me out of the Gaza Strip. Not just me—all international media.
July 1, 2009 / Virginia Quarterly Review
David Enders
As the crowd of chanting men grew around us, my translator gave me a sidelong glance. "We should leave now," he said.
June 1, 2009 / Virginia Quarterly Review, Utne Reader
Lygia Navarro
Cuba has the highest rate of depression and suicide in the New World. So why does Castro's vaunted health care system deny the very existence of mental illness on the island?
August 1, 2008 / Virginia Quarterly Review
David Enders
Mehyar said he had a car, but he didn't bring it with him. "It's broken," he told me, and I'm sure my expression gave away my dismay. "We can take a cab, or we can take my bike."

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