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A film too far: The Battle of Hormuz Strait

by Jim Chaffee

[ september 10 ]

A reflection on American foreign policy truthiness

Fixers

by Michael Griffin

[ july 10 ]

"'Money matters,' said Ajmal Naqshbandi, who met a gruesome death in April 2007, 'because these people don't have friendship. They don't know anything about it. They know you while you're working with them, but after that they don't even recognise you.'"

The stirrings of a new nation in South Sudan

by Stephen Chan

[ june 10 ]

"South Sudan could become Africa's 54th state and a precedent for the stable Somaliland being recognised as an entity independent of the turmoils of the south. Suddenly the map of Africa could begin to change."

A Parliament of Birds in South Sudan

by Stephen Chan

[ june 10 ]

"Every field command, anywhere, detests its high command. Every high command detests its political masters. The further you are from the field, the more death and suffering become notional."

McFate and Co

by Michael Griffin

[ may 10 ]

"Though experienced in building roads and wells in Zabul, Loyd was no more a qualified anthropologist than Ayala, a professional mercenary suffering 'prior dormant combat stress injuries' even before the killing."

Conversations with a continent

by Ron Singer

[ february 10 ]

A series of panels of experts on Africa was held in New York. We present summaries of these panels.

A television in dream-time, Desert to dreams & The darks

by Annie Finch

[ february 09 ]

General Zia has sabotaged the lawyers' movement from the grave

by Abbas Zaidi

[ december 08 ]

...and the politicians who have hijacked it remind Pakistanis of a time when human rights were totally ignored.

The big steal in Zimbabwe

by Stephen Chan

[ may 08 ]

There are a lot of people running scared in ZANU-PF, and their time-honoured tactic is now to start running violent.

A grain of dissimilarity

by Laurence O'Dwyer

[ may 08 ]

In Greek legend a chimere is a fearful, fire-belching monster with a lion's head, a goat's body and a serpent's tail. For Haitians it means a gangster.