by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 24, 2015 Updated: February 25, 2015
"Women fight for personal as well as political power, often sacrificing one for the other. If the world ignores that fact, it will miss a chance to deal with the identity politics that sustain war."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 20, 2015 Updated: February 21, 2015
"For me, I see that the artist is the conscience of a society."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 12, 2015 Updated: February 18, 2015
When asked if he has scaled back foreign aid workers from Syria in light of ISIS' killings, Trevor Hughes of International Relief and Development said, “I’m hesitant to send anybody anywhere in Syria."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 30, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
More than 15,000 people are killed by landmines every year.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 19, 2014 Updated: December 19, 2014
A million people have been injured because of the war, and the country's medical systems are crumbling.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 5, 2014
The bill affords $63.7 billion to “overseas contingency operations” in Afghanistan and Iraq. Didn't President Obama promise to end those wars?
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 24, 2014 Updated: December 1, 2014
“They chose Hagel for a job that just turned out to be very different than what was expected with the rise of ISIS."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 24, 2014 Updated: November 24, 2014
If the Hunger Games blurs the lines between real life events and great myth, it’s not by coincidence.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 16, 2014 Updated: November 16, 2014
"If I do die, I figure that at least you and I can seek refuge and comfort in knowing that I went out as a result of trying to alleviate suffering and helping those in need," he wrote to his parents.
by Joe Romm Posted on November 11, 2014
We will have to work as hard as possible to make sure we don’t leave a world of wars to our children. That means avoiding decades, if not centuries, of strife and conflict from catastrophic climate change.