World

The Irony Lady
Margaret Thatcher's fluctuating foreign policy
April 08, 2013

Margaret Thatcher's foreign policy fluctated wildly.

The Weary Kind
How Seoul handles Washington and Pyongyang's war games
April 08, 2013

How Seoul handles Washington and Pyongyang's war games

Chávez the Unfriendly Ghost
What will happen to Venezuela now that the caudillo is dead?
April 06, 2013

What will happen to Venezuela now that the caudillo is dead?

Mortal Beloved
The extreme perils of motherhood in Sierra Leone
April 04, 2013

For thousands of women in Sierra Leone, motherhood remains a war zone.

I Was a Pakistani Soap Opera Star!
As the World Burns in Karachi
April 04, 2013

The diary of a Pakistani soap opera star.

How Obama Can Learn to Speak Israeli
Advice to the president on his visit
March 20, 2013

If Obama presents a "yes we can" approach to peace, Israelis will tune him out.

Who's Afraid of the International Criminal Court?
In Kenya, the answer is no one at all
March 09, 2013

In Kenya, the answer is no one at all.

Could North Korea Nuke Washington?
March 08, 2013

No, they couldn't. A brief, somewhat comforting explainer

Chinese Embassies Love Facebook—Even Though Chinese Citizens Are Banned From It
February 17, 2013

Welcome to the weird social-media world of Chinese consulates.

Russia's Past Is Ever Present
The "homosexual propaganda" ban is traditionalism at its worst
February 08, 2013

The "homosexual propaganda" ban is traditionalism at its worst.

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