World

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

Egypt's Heroic Protesters Bear Responsibility for the Mess that Followed
The incoherence of Tahrir Square's activists
January 06, 2014

A new movie might win an Oscar for celebrating Egypt's new "culture of protest." Too bad that culture is so incoherent.

How Did Zimbabwe Become So Poor—And Yet So Expensive?
The shockingly high prices of one of Africa's most impoverished countries
January 05, 2014

The shockingly high prices of one of Africa's most impoverished countries.

Is the U.S. the Last Country Still Fighting the Drug War?
Uruguay's new pot law is a big blow to Washington drug policy
January 01, 2014

Uruguay's new pot law is another big blow to Washington's drug policy

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