Istanbul Bureau Chief, New York Times. Reported from AfPak for over 12 years from 2001. Author of The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014.
Afghanistan’s national soccer team played a rare match this week. But with the Taliban in control of their country, what, and whom, are they playing for?
In “The Walk,” a 12-foot tall, 9-year-old Syrian girl named Amal trekked from Turkey to Britain to find her mother. In a politically divided continent, were any minds changed?