Since February of this year the Malaysian government has sponsored talks in Kuala Lumpur (KL) with the aim of ending the bloodshed that has plagued southern Thailand for nearly a decade.
For every Syrian who escaped the civil war in his or her homeland by crossing international borders, there are three more displaced within the country. They are part of a growing population of refugees that are often without international support: the internally displaced.
How can you combat atrocities against civilians or the tragedy of child soldiers, or defend women's rights, if journalists are not free to report the facts, to draw attention to abuses and appeal to the public's conscience?
If Dadaab were actually counted as a city, it would be Kenya's third or fourth most populous. Yet it's not counted; it doesn't exist. It's a liminal space, neither here nor there, and its inhabitants exist between worlds interminably.
Britney should instead be proud that her music, bad as it may be, is being put to good use in the global fight against terrorism and the struggle to establish justice and peace in our troubled world.
CNN and a number of other news sources reported on a ...
During a trip to Juba, South Sudan to cover the referendum for independence, photojournalist Robin Hammond came across a story he had never seen adequately depicted, when he saw, as he tells FotoEvidence, a mentally ill girl begging at the side of the road.
More than your story or Jeremy's story, Dirty Wars is the story of thousands of nameless and voiceless men, women and children.
Last weekend, in the midst of all the tumult over the debacle that is the federal government shutdown, came word of these two dramatic US special operations forces raids against jihadist leaders in Libya and Somalia.
This week at a book signing in Santa Monica, I spoke about how my heart was broken when a Somali mob murdered my son, Dan Eldon, a 22-year-old Reuters photojournalist, together with three of his young colleagues in Mogadishu in 1993.
We're continuing to raid, bomb and terrorize Fourth World countries and pointlessly harvest global metadata. We're still "completing our mission" in Afghanistan. We're just phasing out the government functions that have value.
Most Americans focus only on what their home media provide them -- spectacular terrorist violence or swashbuckling U.S. military responses to it -- without any historical context and little relation of current events to past happenings, even those occurring only a short time ago.
Using blanket terms like "Islamist" to describe any non-secular Muslim group or individual is a lazy way to simplistically term an enormous spectrum of people and attitudes and philosophies and histories.
We believe that through education, our students will continue to be leaders in their communities, creating further opportunities for themselves and for others. Our students believe this too.
The terrorists who took over Nairobi's glitzy Westgate shopping mall last weekend planned their attack meticulously to maximize global impact. It is one of the few conclusions we can draw from the confusion that still remains about what happened in the past few days.
The American public needs to wake up and pressure its government (as do probably Kenyans and Ugandans their governments) to stop intervention in Somalia.