A few too many years under the Deutsche Demokratische Republik can wreak havoc on a moral compass.
How the slave trade patterns of centuries ago are still shaping African marriages today.
The Nigerian-American novelist discusses the pitfalls of hashtag activism, the destructiveness of U.S. foreign policy, and that time he dreamed about meeting Obama at a Brooklyn house party.
Undocumented? Unauthorized? Illegal? After 250 years, we're still debating what to call America’s visa-less immigrants.
Haunting portraits of the victims of America’s drone war in Pakistan.
A new generation of architects is using rail lines, shopping centers, and football
fields to keep the peace from Belfast to Baghdad.
Doubling down on counterterrorism at home and abroad won’t make Canada a safer place.
Andy Marshall, 93, has been the Pentagon’s futurist in chief for over 50 years. He hasn’t had a new idea since the 1970s.
If you crunch
the data, the mainstream media has actually been pretty levelheaded.
A wedding portrait at Hong Kong's protests; gas masks at Indonesia's presidential inauguration; and sunlight in an Egyptian temple.
What dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.
The Ottawa shooting is about to subject Canadians to the NSA’s eyes and ears.
And 9 other tips for America’s diplomats.
This might be the golden age of vice, but people are getting richer, freer, and more connected every day.
A smaller atomic arsenal isn't just wishful thinking -- it's bad strategy.
A Syrian-American writer finds her voice, with help from Libya's most famous novelist.
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