Another story from Syria: LIVING UNDER FIRE IN HOMS This article and photos were origionally published in VICE magazine: THE DELUSIONS OF ASSAD Twice, I have received visas to go photograph the pro-Assad districts in Damascus. Many journalists are denied entry. No reason is ever given. In September, I flew into Damascus for my second [...]
Published in Newsweek / Available on Getty Images Maybe I’m still new to media circus events, but when I entered Gaza during the fighting of 2012 I was surprised at how everyone seemed to know the parts they had to play. The journalists stampede over borders to cover the story that became interesting when bombs [...]
As America’s military retreats from Iraq many of the troops must pass through Camp Victoria in Kuwait. The US launched the invasion in 2003 based on claims of weapons of mass destruction and al Qaeda ties that turned out not to exist. More than 100,000 humans died because of the war in Iraq, according to [...]
French freelancers on Libya’s front line and Muslim Brotherhood members on election day commune with their higher powers, if you can call editors higher powers.
At one of the last checkpoints before fighting in Ben Jawwad 22 year old Ramadan waits in his car as his friends pray. They came from Baida a few hundred kilometers away and had been in and out of the fighting for the last 3 days.
Fighting occurred in the oil producing town of Brega between pro-Ghadafi forces and rebel fighters. Loyal planes bombed formations of rebel fighters in and around Braiga as reinforcements came from the nearby town of Ajdabiya. At least 14 wounded and 4 dead came to the Brega hospital
Ignore the pretty images at the beginning of this collection the final blurry image is the most important. These photos are from a demonstration protesting the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 2006 and it looks like almost any other protest in evening light. But, the final image gives away the rouse. After the organic protesters go home [...]
As you look at these pages recognize your reaction to the images and quotes. What emotions rise to the surface? Is it a feeling of pride, disgust, or indifference? Recognize that many other people have the exact opposite reaction. Why? Debates over wars are debates of competing histories. These histories are formed by wedging falsehood [...]