War isn’t everything in Yemen, but everything is impacted by the war. Back home, I struggle to find the right words to describe Aden, because despite the destruction on a scale that outstrips any other place I have visited, Aden is beautiful, historic and warm.
As economic crisis and political instability continue to wrack Venezuela, its languishing bureaucracy is failing the more than 7 million migrants and refugees who have fled the near-failing state — causing ripple effects in host countries like Chile.
The subject of the Russian language in Ukraine is of course no joke. It’s also a good example of how a language can be instrumentalized for political purposes. Yet Andrey Kurkov, who uses the Russian language to write about Ukraine, is not alone.
It’s clear to Indians that the India Middle East Europe Economic Corridor, announced at the recently concluded G20 summit in New Delhi, is a response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative and a step to counter its overbearing influence in the neighborhood.
Afghans raised children, went to work and gave birth for two decades next to America's vast military bases and burn pits, and their prolonged exposure to the air, soil and water pollution continues to this day. Dealing with the consequences of the war’s contamination will take generations.