World

The Power Struggle Behind Ukraine's Bloody Turn
Don't blame Russia. It was a battle among ruling elites.
February 22, 2014

As the protests in Ukraine descended into violence earlier this week, a blame game began among foreign leaders.

China Wants to Build a Better Facebook
Is WeChat out-innovating other social networks?
February 04, 2014

WeChat, China's ultimate chat/social network/mobile payment/online banking all-in-one mega-site

Here's John Kerry's Proposal to Israelis and Palestinians
Inside the framework for a two-state solution
January 31, 2014

Inside the framework for a two-state solution.

Undercover at the U.N. Lounge, Where Diplomats Get Drunk and Handsy
January 30, 2014

The Hottest Club in New York is .... Part of the United Nations

Ethnic Cleansing Just Went From Bad to Worse in Burma
January 24, 2014

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.

An Iranian Moderate Exposed
Everyone thought Iran's foreign minister was a pragmatist. They were wrong.
January 23, 2014

Think Iran's deal-making, American-educated foreign minister is a moderate? You wouldn't if you'd read his Farsi book

A Countryside of Concentration Camps
Burma could be the site of the world's next genocide
January 21, 2014

A haunting report from a countryside of concentration camps

America Must Stand Firm on Syria at the Geneva II Conference
January 21, 2014

The conference is a diplomatic Hail Mary pass.

'Homeland' Is Sending Signals for the CIA, Say Conspiracy Theorists in Turkey
January 14, 2014

In the season finale of the third season of "Homeland," Carrie Mathison, the bipolar CIA agent played by Claire Danes, is appointed as the Istanbul bureau chief to oversee the agency’s covert Iranian operation—the result of a season-long effort to pl

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