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The Islamic Republic of Baby-Making

How the supreme leader's revolutionary acceptance of 
cutting-edge fertility treatments 
is changing lives in Iran -- and unsettling the deeply conservative 
Sunni Middle East.

Azadeh Moaveni |

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Trial by Fire

What crises lie in wait for Janet Yellen?

Mohamed A. El-Erian |

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The Darknet: A Short History

A look at the Internet's lurid underbelly -- your one-stop shop for weapons, drugs, and illegal pornography. 

Ty McCormick |

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Use It or Lose It

The ugly consequences of expiring budgets.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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What's an African Life Worth?

What crocodile-infested rivers and hovercrafts tell us about how people value their own safety.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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The Middle-Class Syrian Refugee

What do you carry when you've left a life behind?

Bryan Denton |

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Epiphanies from Leon Panetta

The spy chief who nailed Osama bin Laden reflects on Syria, Iran, and the most dysfunctional U.S. Congress in recent memory. 

Ty McCormick |

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Oppa Gangnam Bubble

How investor irrationality and last year's biggest hit combined to send an obscure semiconductor company's stock price surging.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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The Selfish State

Why ladder-climbers might make the best do-gooders.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Hack Tibet

Welcome to Dharamsala, ground zero in China's cyberwar.

Jonathan Kaiman |

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Augustine's World

What Late Antiquity says about the 21st century and the Syrian crisis.

Robert D. Kaplan |

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How Lincoln Shaped Obama's World

The morally conflicted world views of the two sons of Illinois.

Kevin Peraino |

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Geoengineering: A Short History

How hacking the climate came to be seen as our least worst option for averting a global climate catastrophe.

Ty McCormick |

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Psych the Vote

Five surprising insights into voting behavior from the cutting edge of psychology.

Joshua E. Keating |

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When Poor People Sneeze, <br/>Banks Catch a Cold

Infectious disease isn't just a health risk. It can take down an entire financial system. 

Joshua E. Keating |

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Moms vs. Markets

Why home cooking can lead to weaker economic performance -- and more dysfunctional politics to boot.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Island Lobbyist

What Japan's Senkakus advocate brings to meetings on Capitol Hill.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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The Long Haul

The monumental task of packing up a war.

Amie Ferris-Rotman |

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Oh, Canada

How America's friendly northern neighbor became a rogue, reckless petrostate.

Andrew Nikiforuk |

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Gamification: A Short History

Why everybody, from corporate titans to terrorists, wants to make life more like a game.

Ty McCormick |

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Epiphanies from Frank Gehry

The starchitect on his first project in the Arab world -- and why it's hard these days to find a benevolent dictator with taste.

Benjamin Pauker |

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The North Korean Defector

What Kim Hyuk has carried with him on his harrowing journey from the streets to the speaking circuit.

Chico Harlan |

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In Search of Mickey Li's

Why doesn't China have its own fast-food mega-chain?

Paul French |

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Fast-Food Nations

Six regional chains that are learning to compete with U.S. fast-food giants.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Great App Firewall

Five iPhone programs you can't use in China.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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After Bernanke

Yes, he saved the global economy. But will he leave behind a ticking time bomb?

Mohamed A. El-Erian |

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In Defense of Leading from Behind

So what if it's a terrible slogan? It's still the right strategy.

Leslie H. Gelb |

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11 BuzzFeed Lists That Explain the World

The viral Internet isn't just for stupid pet tricks anymore.

Ben Smith |

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Hacktivism: A Short History

How self-absorbed computer nerds became a powerful force for freedom. 

Ty McCormick |

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The Doctor Without Borders

What MSF founder Jacques Bérès takes with him to the field.

Eric Pape |