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AIC crosses cultural divide

Fun with Islam
Dina Abkairova is a Muslim whose high heels and long flowing hair reveal her secular preference.
By: PETER PIATETSKY  |  March 19, 2009


Culture wars

The Army's controversial anthropology program
American anthropologist Paula Loyd was in Afghanistan, discussing living costs with a local man when suddenly he doused her with fuel from a jug he was carrying and set her on fire.
By: PETER PIATETSKY  |  March 16, 2009


Caught off guard at BU

Dormant security
Police and machine-gun-toting SWAT teams swarmed through Boston University's College of Arts and Sciences building on February 4, looking for a man reported to be carrying around an ammunition magazine and a bullet.
By: PETER PIATETSKY  |  February 11, 2009


Clicking is caring

Facebook becomes an Israeli-Palestinian 'battleground'
The war in Israel and Gaza has quickly expanded to Facebook, where backers of both camps are using many of the social networking site's features to voice their opinions in graphic and sometimes absurd ways.
By: PETER PIATETSKY  |  January 12, 2009


From Russia, with vlog

It's a Small World Dept.
Wearing a crisp blue suit and tie in his first video blog post, Medvedev, jokingly referred to as geek-in-chief, talked about his agenda for the Evian political conference in France.
By: PETER PIATETSKY  |  November 28, 2008
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