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
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
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.
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
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?
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?
January 01, 2014
Uruguay's new pot law is another big blow to Washington's drug policy
Inside the movement of Fetullah Gulen, the Islamic leader in rural Pennsylvania who may be toppling Turkey's government.
One Man's Novel Way to Fight Government Corruption: With a Tour Bus
December 25, 2013
Like many of his law-abiding compatriots, Petr Sourek resents how corruption rewards cheating and is a drag on economic growth.