South Africa

Trevor Noah Didn't Come From Nowhere
September 26, 2015

Being everyone and no one defines the new Daily Show host’s comedy.

Dylann Roof's Defense of White Rule in Africa Has Roots in American Conservatism
June 24, 2015

If the Charleston killer was “the last Rhodesian,” then National Review's conservatives were the first American Rhodesians.

Can You Tell From This Photo If Oscar Pistorius Is Guilty?
September 24, 2014

This image is worthless as evidence but dripping with meaning.

Politics and Fiction
July 14, 2014

How to be a "guerrilla of the imagination."

The Rise and Fall of Apartheid in Pictures
June 26, 2014

An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds.

"I Have Sinned Against the Lord and Against You! Will You Forgive Me?"
June 18, 2014

A moving story of redemption, and its complications, in post-Apartheid South Africa.

Gandhi Was a Crank Before He Was a Saint
June 07, 2014

Gandhi may have been non-violent, but he could hurt people nonetheless.

Kerry Says Israel Is Headed Toward "Apartheid." Is He Right?
April 28, 2014

This was not a savvy thing to say, but that doesn't mean it was wrong.

Oscar Pistorius' Paranoia
April 16, 2014

To understand his defense, you need to understand South Africa.

Sending a Bunch of Fulbright Scholars Overseas Is Not 'Soft Diplomacy.'
March 28, 2014

Sending Fulbright Scholars Abroad Is Not 'Soft Diplomacy.' But There Are Better Reasons Not to Axe the Program