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Dispatch from Sarajevo

I recently returned from a week-long visit to Sarajevo. Flying into Sarajevo airport and watching the awe-inspiring mountain ranges and green hills, I could not shake off the memories of my escape over them during the war. As the plane … Continued

New Citizenship and Identity Politics

Today I filled out my first application for an American passport and mailed it out. As I dropped the envelope in the mail box, I felt the significance of that moment. Symbolically, the envelope represented a tangible break with the … Continued

Did You Believe Obama’s Speech?

Last week, Barack Obama officially became the Democratic presidential nominee. But his path hasn’t been easy; especially the last month. His die hard fans began to question his character and his politics. They began to wonder the substance behind his … Continued