The New Yorker

Running Nowhere in Beirut Under Coronavirus Lockdown 

Personal reflections on life under lockdown for a wandering, restless war reporter.

Peace Talks, The Taliban, and Afghan Women's Uncertain Future

As the US prepares to leave Afghanistan, women have no place at the negotiating table with the Taliban.

WHY LEBANON'S PEOPLE ARE TURNING ON THEIR POLITICIANS

After decades of graft and economic mismanagement, popular discontent is rising.

IS INTENTIONAL STARVATION THE FUTURE OF WAR?

There is no shortage of food arriving to Yemen's ports, but the war between the Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition has put millions at risk of starvation.

TRUMP'S MILITARY ESCALATION IN SOMALIA IS SPURRING HOPE AND FEAR

The U.S. military is fighting a shadow war with Al Shabab, an Al Qaeda-aligned Islamist group that still controls large swathes of the country.

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