A Season of War

A Season of War This is a season of war: here in the Fertile Crescent, there in the North and Horn of Africa, in Europe between Russia and Ukraine… The statistics alone are enough material with which one can draw the starkest of portraits of this age. But along with the faces of war’s victims, …

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Return to Hadath

Return to Hadath “ Ya, madame,” he shouted from the third floor balcony. I think I finally heard him the third time around. “ My grandfather lived here a long time ago,” I reassured him, instinctively knowing what brought him out. “I just wanted to take a photo or two of the old place.” He …

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What’s In A Century?

What’s in A century? I am not sure how many of us Arabs are aware that, in 1920, our Levantine forefathers were the authors of a constitution that decreed Islam merely as the official religion of the king, omitted any reference to Islamic law, and arrogated to religion authority only over religious affairs. To civil …

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