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The Hijab Obsession in Hollywood and High Fashion

What Not To Dune on a Red Carpet

Anya Taylor-Joy’s fashion choice at the “Dune: Part Two” world premiere shows that the veil is a symbol of glamor and mystique in Hollywood and high fashion, while, worlds away, it evokes poignant images of unimaginable suffering and loss — but also superheroic resilience.

The Cost of Leaving Gaza

Leaving Gaza

Palestinians desperate to leave Gaza have one way out, through the Rafah crossing. But Egyptian brokers require a bribe of up to $10,000 per person, while Israeli authorities demand astronomical fees from registered citizens for their legal right to repatriation. The bureaucracy takes weeks, the bombs fall and hunger rages.

Making It Work From the River to the Sea

Making It Work From the River to the Sea

Negotiations and wars have demonstrably failed to bring any resolution to Israel and Palestine. But while history is littered with failed partitions, there is another way. The challenge is to decouple peace from land, and recognize that security depends not on territory but on equal treatment.

Gaza and the Ethics of Negotiation – with Pierre Hazan

Gaza and the Ethics of Negotiation – with Pierre Hazan

“When you are confronted with excruciating dilemmas, you are trying to identify the lesser evil. It’s not a perfect solution, it’s not even a good solution, but it’s possibly a lesser evil.” Veteran negotiator Pierre Hazan joins New Lines’s Lydia Wilson to discuss negotiation in conflict, from the former Yugoslavia to the ongoing war in Gaza.

Israel and Gaza Keep Up Their Precarious Dance

Israel and Gaza Keep Up Their Precarious Dance

The situation on the ground in both Israel and Gaza has returned to pre-war “normal,” a testament to the strategic value of the economic and civilian facets of their budding relationship. But absent a longer-term understanding, this precarious dance will just push off another conflagration.

Covering War from Home

Covering War from Home

My mom always tells me not to go to war zones because she’s afraid of losing me. I would never tell my parents when I entered a war zone, so they wouldn’t worry. But this summer when I returned to Palestine to photograph the war, she was pleased. “It’s OK,” she said, because I am next to you!” It’s funny how moms think.

Lukashenko’s Crazy-Stupid Hamas Headfake

Lukashenko’s Crazy-Stupid Hamas Headfake

Adding to the fact that the message was sent after the mid-air bomb theatrics unfolded, the sought-for cease fire referenced in the email had already taken effect on Friday, two days before this communique was sent out.