Selected published work

Ali Abdullah Saleh: Yemen’s Unrelenting DespotPOLITICO Magazine
Saleh’s Luck, or Whatever Kept Him Alive, Finally Ran Out. What’s Next for Yemen?World Politics Review 
The Deep Roots of Yemen’s FamineSlate
Trump’s ‘global gag rule on steroids’ threatens Congolese clinics, Lubumbashi, DRC – PRI’s The World 
This Yemeni Refugee Tells Her Story Through Music – Lenny Letter
What It’s Like to Risk Death and Jail Time to Get an Illegal Abortion, Lubumbashi, DRC – Vice
Sanaa’s Survivor: How Saleh Is Still Calling the Shots in YemenWorld Politics Review
The Secret Evangelicals at Planned ParenthoodMarie Claire
The New Berliners, Berlin – VQR
Refugees Paid One Euro an Hour by German Employment Program, Berlin – Coda

For Afghan Families in Germany, Deportation Looms, Berlin – Coda
What It Means to Be a Refugee, Berlin – VQR
Yemen Isn’t Just a Proxy War Between Saudi Arabia and IranSlate
A New Home and a New Religion in Germany, Berlin – 
The Violence Was Once Mine, an essay – Guernica
Behind closed doors: mobilising Lebanon’s migrant maids, Beirut – Guardian
Hope for Sale, Maseru, Lesotho – VQR

Inside the Fight to Unionize Lebanon’s Domestic Workers, Beirut & Addis Ababa – GOOD
Inshallah, Djibouti City, Djibouti –
Why the World Missed Yemen’s Downward Spiral – Foreign Policy
Requiem for Yemen’s Revolution
Playing a Double Game in the Fight Against AQAP – Foreign Policy

A Bloody Conundrum Beckons As Yemen Slides Into Civil War – Newsweek Europe
Between Tradition and Modernity, Tbilisi, Georgia – Guernica

Women, War, and PTSD – Washington Monthly
The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America’s War in Arabia – Cairo Review of Global Affairs

A Voice of Authority Emerges From the Opposition in Yemen, Taiz, Yemen – New York Times
In Yemen, New Leader Faces Threats in the South, Aden, Yemen – New York Times
Yemen’s Election Ensures Leader’s Exit, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 

Somalis Still Flood Yemen, Going From Worse to Bad, Aden, Yemen – New York Times
Ancient City Anchors Political Standoff in Yemen, Taiz, Yemen – New York Times
From Mosque to MASH Unit in Yemeni Crisis Zone, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 
After Generations of Making Do, Yemenis Take Their New Hardships in Stride, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 
U.S. Shifts to Seek Removal of Yemen’s Leader, an Ally, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 
Weakening Web of Tribal Support Softens Yemen Leader’s Grip, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 

Yemen diverted US counterrorism aid meant to tackle Al Qaeda, WikiLeaks reveals, Sanaa, Yemen – Christian Science Monitor
Yemen’s fishermen caught between Somali pirates and pirate huntersMukalla, Yemen – Christian Science Monitor 

Iraqis who worked for Army denied US entry, Cairo – San Francisco Chronicle