Alice Su
Journalist, Beijing, China

Alice Su is an award-winning journalist whose work focuses on migration, religion, China and the Middle East. She has been published by The New Yorker, The Guardian and The Atlantic, among others. She is currently based in Beijing.

Written by Alice Su

Internally displaced people fleeing from fighting in the village of Shora, 25km south of Mosul, reach an Iraqi army checkpoint on the Northern outskirts of Qayyarah. Photo by Ivor Prickett/UNHCR/Panos

Essay/
War and peace
Separatism is no solution

Partition in Iraq rests on Orientalist ideas – and overlooks what many Iraqis, minorities included, say they want

Alice Su