articles

Selected published work

2016:
What It Means to Be a Refugee, Berlin – Virginia Quarterly Review
Yemen Isn’t Just a Proxy War Between Saudi Arabia and IranSlate
A New Home and a New Religion in Germany, Berlin – theatlantic.com 
The Violence Was Once Mine, an essay – Guernica
Hope for Sale, Maseru, Lesotho – Virginia Quarterly Review

2015:
Inside the Fight to Unionize Lebanon’s Domestic Workers, Beirut & Addis Ababa – GOOD
Inshallah, Djibouti City, Djibouti – Harpers.org
Why the World Missed Yemen’s Downward Spiral – Foreign Policy
Requiem for Yemen’s Revolution theatlantic.com
Playing a Double Game in the Fight Against AQAP – Foreign Policy

2014:
A Bloody Conundrum Beckons As Yemen Slides Into Civil War – Newsweek Europe
Between Tradition and Modernity, Tbilisi, Georgia – Guernica

2013:
Women, War, and PTSD – Washington Monthly

2012:
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 

2011:
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 

2010:
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 

2008:
Iraqis who worked for Army denied US entry, Cairo – San Francisco Chronicle