The Syrian War as Told Through the Photographer’s Eyes

Seven years ago, during the Arab spring, the people of Syria peacefully protested the government of President Bashar al-Assad and asked for democratic reforms. Assad responded to the protests with violence, triggering a brutal civil war that continues today...

Only Russia Can Stop Middle East Meltdown Involving Israel

The 7-year-old Syrian civil war is entering a phase that could put Israel on a collision course with the Iranian-Syrian-Hezbollah axis and a Middle East meltdown, according to the Crisis Group, a think tank/advocacy organization. The think tan...
North Korea Nuclear Threat Graphic

With Nuclear Threat, Can California Learn from Korea?

Can Californians learn to be as cool as Koreans in the face of nuclear annihilation? Visiting Seoul last week, I asked people how they stay sane while living within range of North Korea’s weapons. Kim Jong Un’s capital, Pyongyang, is 120 miles from Seoul—th...