Graeme Wood

“We seeded the population with opiates,” says an addiction doctor who served as drug czar under Nixon and Ford.

READ MORE >>

The ethnic cleansing in Burma's northwest has followed a jerky rhythm, coming in fits and starts since the first Buddhist-on-Muslim attacks in the middle of 2012. I visited the area for an article in the current issue of the magazine, and found it in a dangerous lull, with many Burmese Buddhists thrilled by the prospect of driving out the remaining Muslims and killing those who resisted.

READ MORE >>

A Countryside of Concentration Camps

Burma could be the site of the world's next genocide

A haunting report from a countryside of concentration camps

READ MORE >>

'There Will Be Terrorism Against America'

An interview with a Salafi preacher and minor Egyptian celebrity

Today, just after evening prayers in Cairo, I phoned Hesham El Ashry, a Salafi television host and minor celebrity among extreme hardline Islamists. (I profiled El Ashry for The New Republic last fall.) He is a supporter of the Gama'a Islamiyya, the Al Qaeda precursor in Egypt that renounced violence a few years ago, but once made sport of machine-gunning tourists by the dozens in Luxor.

READ MORE >>

Subu Must Die

How a nation of junkies went cold turkey

What Georgia can teach us about the war on drugs.

READ MORE >>

If the city becomes a battleground, it won't just be Syria's loss, but rather civilization's.

READ MORE >>

The far-reaching ambitions of Egypt’s rising Islamists.

READ MORE >>

SHARE HIGHLIGHT

0 CHARACTERS SELECTED

TWEET THIS

POST TO TUMBLR