How did a small community of Yazidis from Lincoln, Nebraska, convince the White House to go to war in Iraq?
Portraits of ragtag fighters from Sinjar, Iraq, rallying to protect their homeland.
We may be watching the deliberate destruction of Aramaic, unfolding in real time.
What are major news organizations doing sending jihadi-approved photos from inside the Islamic State?
After more than 50 years in exile, Tibetans are grappling with a new wave of diaspora no longer content to remain in South Asia. But can those coming of age in the West help preserve a culture under siege?
Since Boko Haram seized the girls of Chibok, Nigeria has racked up the world’s highest terrorism fatality rate -- and the country is beset by nasty conspiracy theories about who is to blame.
Why the arrest of one of Addis Ababa's most vocal critics is a huge embarrassment for the West.
China's most popular spirit is coming to the U.S. Here's why you shouldn't drink it.
After 40 years of fighting in the desert for their unrecognized country, the people of Western Sahara may be on the cusp of collapsing into extremism - and it could be the thing that saves them.
Iran's hard-line publicity machine is waging a war against President Hassan Rouhani. But unlike other moderates before him, Rouhani is fighting back.
Why there's no love lost between Beijing and America's 2016 frontrunner-in-waiting.
Nearly a century after its spectacular demise, why Europe's most embarrassing anachronism is making a comeback.
Vigilantes in the Philippines have killed kids, drug dealers, and petty thieves. The government that paid their salaries insists they don't exist.
One woman is on a quest to sell American football to India. Is anyone buying?
Richard Clarke's new thriller about the U.S. drone program hits surprisingly close to home. But is the administration insider a critic of Obama's war on terror?
Nigeria's high-flying finance minister built Africa's biggest economy. But can she survive her country's turbulent domestic politics?