Jeffrey E Stern is a writer and development worker whose reporting from Afghanistan, Kashmir, and elsewhere has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Republic, Esquire, Time, newsweek.com/the daily beast, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Duke Magazine and other publications.
13 March 2014 | The Atlantic
As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, Jeffrey Stern has surveyed the country from its rooftops and from behind the wheel, capturing the sights, sounds, and smells of a massive war winding down. Now he offers his third installment in the series: A view of Afghanistan from the air.
23 January 2014 | The South Asia Channel/Foreign Policy Magazine
When you cover conflict zones as a reporter, you come to expect occasional spasms of violence as a matter of course, and you take them in stride. We don’t have the capacity to lament every person in every incident that passes during war, so one of the residual tragedies is that people rarely get the memorials they deserve. Even if we just picked the innocent ones, there would still just be too many.