Mindy Belz

Mindy wrote WORLD Magazine's first cover story in 1986 and went on to serve as international editor, editor, and now senior editor. She has covered wars in Syria, Afganistan, Africa, and the Balkans, and she recounts some of her experiences in They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Mindy resides with her husband, Nat, in Asheville, N.C. Follow her on Twitter @mcbelz.

Terrorism syndrome

International | Londoners battle IRA; Irish MPs just want to do business
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/06/96, 12:00 am

London--The last train from King's Cross was 45 minutes late. A graveyard-shift patrolman announced, "Due to police action the eastbound train will be delayed."

Would-be passengers erupted. "Will there be anymore trains?" demanded one. "Why'd you wait an hour to tell us?" yelled another.

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Springtime In Sniper Alley

| Despite the warm winds of spring in war-torn Bosnia, chilly relations between the locals and Western relief groups and NATO soldiers may be making an already difficult situation worse
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/30/96, 12:00 am

Sarajevo--Signs of spring are rising up in old Sarajevo much like local mountain flowers resurrected from a winter's sleep. Closed until last December, traffic now fills Sarajevo's main street, nicknamed "Sniper Alley" during the four-year war. A handful of high-priced hotels and restaurants have reopened; trams are running, except where burned-out cars block the tracks. And on a sunny Saturday, pedestrians fill the central streets where they window shop and talk, over the noise of carpenters and painters attending to repairs without number.

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