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Orphans of the Universe

Throughout their history, the Kurdish people have been the victims of geopolitics. Consistently entangled by conflicts in the oil-rich territories along the borders of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey; exploited and betrayed first by colonial nations and Cold War superpowers; and suffering the genocidal campaigns of Saddam Hussein, the...

July 25, 2017

June 03, 2017

Radio Interview with CBC: The Current

Featured image by Ali Arkady   I was recently interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti of The Current: CBC Radio regarding Ali Arkady, my mentee from VII, and his recently released piece on Iraqi war crimes.   From CBC: “When Iraqi photographer Ali Arkady gained the trust of an elite unit...

January 07, 2014

Featured Story: Syrian Refugees

Syria has been a nation in upheaval since the civil war began in March 2011. The unyielding violence has left more than 2 million people displaced, fleeing to safety in the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The chaotic effects of the war have given rise to...

December 03, 2013

War is Only Half the Story

“The Aftermath Project is a non-profit organization committed to telling the other half of the story of conflict — the story of what it takes for individuals to learn to live again, to rebuild destroyed lives and homes, to restore civil societies, to address the lingering wounds of war...

November 12, 2013

The Homecoming Project – Expansion Campaign

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are just two kinds of wounds US military members frequently face, often having detrimental effects on suffering veterans.  “Throughout 2010-2012 the US military lost more service members to suicide than it did to combat related deaths in Iraq and...

March 18, 2013

A Decade of Images from the War in Iraq

The day I first heard our country was going to war with Iraq is still so fresh in my mind – it seems like it could have been yesterday. In reality “yesterday” was ten years ago. Ten years of history have since been made, and ten years of history...