World

The Video-Game Propaganda Wars
Authoritarian regimes are making games—and dissidents, too
June 21, 2013

Authoritarian regimes are making games—and dissidents, too.

The Real Reason Brazilians Are Outraged: The World's Fair Bid
June 20, 2013

The New York Times’s Brazil bureau chief, Simon Romero, opens his latest dispatch from São Paulo with an anecdote whose symbolism no newspaper reporter could have resisted: While the protests swelled on his city’s streets last week, Mayor Fernando Ha

Those $%@#&! Russians Aren't Always Wrong
June 18, 2013

It was no surprise that, after speaking in private for two hours in Northern Ireland, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin looked “tense and uncomfortable,” or, as the pool report put it, “serious and unsmiling.” Not only did t

Obama Ist Kein Berliner
Fifty years after JFK's visit, and five since his own, Obama returns to Berlin—to a much different mood
June 18, 2013

Fifty years after JFK's visit, and five since his own, Obama returns to Berlin—to a different mood.

Patience With All Things in Iran
President-elect Hassan Rouhani may challenge the status quo—or become a part of it
June 17, 2013

Patient resilience has long been a characteristic of the Iranian people.

The Iran Election Is Proving Harder to Fix Than First Thought
June 13, 2013

Engineering elections in Iran, it turns out, is more difficult than what Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his allies in the Revolutionary Guards had imagined.

The Second-Term Interventionists
How Susan Rice and Samantha Power will impact Obama's foreign policy
June 11, 2013

How Susan Rice and Samantha Power will impact Obama's foreign policy.

Turkey Before the Crackdown
Remembering beer, book parties, and better times in Istanbul
June 05, 2013

Recalling better times in Istanbul.

Susan Rice is a Better Fit for National Security Adviser than for Secretary of State
June 05, 2013

Why Susan Rice is a better fit for national security adviser than for secretary of state.

The Most Dangerous Job in the World
How did 900 bus drivers end up dead in Guatemala City?
June 04, 2013

How did 900 bus drivers end up dead in Guatemala City?

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