The story of Ali Mohamed Ali, the pirate negotiator, illustrates the complex interaction between politics and the justice system —and how the desire to help can cost an individual everything.
The story of our generation will be penned in war’s shadow: The Lost Generation [Starting May 2014].
This week on Beacon, I use Boko Haram as a test case for re-thinking the fight against terrorism.
The president of the strife-torn Central African Republic quit under pressure on Friday after regional leaders held him responsible for failing to halt the continuing sectarian violence in the country. Full report […]
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In 2003, Richard J. Norton published a journal article in the Naval War College Review which dealt with security challenges in complex urban environments he defined as “feral cities”. But what happened next?
In January 2014, Jason Andrew’s work (and my text), on Nigerian soccer players stranded in Istanbul, will be published in LFI Magazine —an imprint run by Leica.
Joan couldn’t help but think of the sheer number of bombs, the profusion of bullets and the scourge of illness the couple had dodged over the last five years. Barely a quarter century old, Joan and John were members of a new generation —their lives the product of chance.
Onlookers take photographs of seven F/A Hornets from the U.S. Military as they fly along the Hudson River in the vicinity of One World Trade Center and the Tappan Zee Bridge on December 13, 2013.
My latest piece, the first in a series of three, addresses Boko Haram’s evolution (and persistence) in Nigeria. Full article on Beacon.