December 12, 2012 /
The New York Times
The flight of Syrian Armenians — one of many lesser-noticed ripple effects that could reshape countries well beyond Syria’s neighbors — is raising questions about the future of Syria’s diversity.
December 7, 2012
This Week in Review: Cancer Not Only for the Rich
December 7, 2012 /
Bahrain's strongest Islamist group, Al Wefaq, has consistently called for peaceful protests. But now it faces pressure from younger militants throwing Molotovs and advancing more radical demands.
December 4, 2012 /
The Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain has jailed opposition leaders and recently banned all demonstrations. But the protests continue, particularly in the smaller villages outside the capital, Manama.
December 4, 2012
While opposition activists in Bahrain have continued their protests for almost two years in mostly Shia neighborhoods, they are now back in the streets of central Manama.
December 3, 2012 /
Iran and Pakistan depend on river basins that flow out of Afghanistan. And Afghans are growing paranoid that their neighbors are trying to take more water than the country can afford to give.
November 30, 2012 /
The New Yorker
When hundreds of Kurdish prisoners, citizens, and politicians committed to an indefinite hunger strike, Turkey nervously anticipated casualties. Then, on the 68th day, it ended. What did we learn?
November 20, 2012 /
Can local journalists in Turkey play a role in resolving the Kurdish conflict? Will they stay out of prison long enough to try?
November 16, 2012
This Week in Review: Inside Burma
November 12, 2012 /
Dart Society Reports
An intoxicating mix of ethnicities and religions has been a trademark of Syria for millennia. What would Aleppo be without the magic of Armenian characters on churches, schools, and storefronts?