A Lost World

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

Hungover after a hard night on the tiles in Tel Aviv, it has become a habit of mine to walk down the beach, past the high-rise shoebox hotels, the pseudo Miami Beach with its roller-skaters, sand dudes, kite surfers and demi-monde of fashionable lefty/don’t-give-a-damn Israel, to Jaffa. Here, the soothing stone of the old Ottoman […]

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From the House of the Believers

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

In the spring of 1991, when public agitation in the West forced the governments of Britain and America to set up a ‘safe haven’ for the Kurds of Iraq to save them from another attempted genocide, Jason Burke and a fellow student left London for Iraqi Kurdistan and joined the Peshmergah guerrillas there to fight […]

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