World

Beauty and the Beast
A sex symbol takes on a mullah in Pakistan's national elections
May 10, 2013

A sex symbol takes on a mullah in Pakistan's national elections.

Subu Must Die
How a nation of junkies went cold turkey
May 07, 2013

What Georgia can teach us about the war on drugs.

Foreigners in Their Own Land
Will Monday's anti-Putin protest in Moscow revive the movement?
May 06, 2013

Will Monday's Anti-Putin Protest in Moscow Revive the Movement?

Why Chemical Weapons Matter
The realist case for punishing Syria is just as strong as the moral one
May 06, 2013

The realist case for punishing Syria is just as strong as the moral one.

A Brief History of 'Bags of Cash'
The CIA's Afghanistan bribes join a long and storied genre
April 30, 2013

The CIA's Afghanistan bribes join a long and storied genre.

Obama's Strange Silence on Syria
Even before chemical weapons were used, there was a refugee crisis. Why won't the president act?
April 26, 2013

There's a refugee crisis. And now, chemical weapons have been used. When will the president act?

The Brazen Bibliophiles of Timbuktu
How a team of sneaky librarians duped Al Qaeda
April 25, 2013

How a team of sneaky librarians duped Al Qaeda

Let Them Eat Kebabs
Why Asma Al Assad is the perfect dictator’s wife for the twenty-first century
April 25, 2013

Why Asma Al Assad is the perfect dictator’s wife for the 21st century.

The Murky Morality of the Magnitsky List
Should the U.S. ban Russians implicated in Sergei Magnitsky's death?
April 15, 2013

Should the U.S. ban the entry of Russians implicated in Sergei Magnitsky's death?

Venezuela's Controversial Election Results Are Only the Start of Its Troubles
April 15, 2013

CARACAS, Venezuela — The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez always had superb political timing. His initial election in 1998 coincided with the lowest oil prices in decades, and he rode a steady rise in prices to a nearly impregnable, petrodollar-

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