The new Red Dawn movie is really just a throwback to the ‘80s ... the 1880s.
Turkey says it wants to be a model for democracy in the Middle East. But so far its actions lag behind its achievements.
Seriously. What you need to know about the international origins of the most American of holidays.
Why do the CIA director's peccadilloes rile us more than his policies?
Man does not live by GDP alone. An introduction to the Legatum Institute's latest Prosperity Index.
Artist Ahmed Mater returns to Islam's holiest site to capture the enormous changes as modernity meets tradition.
The return of French anti-Semitism is a lot scarier than just a few nasty tweets.
A new Islamist strongman has taken the stage in North Africa. His rising power is giving him a lot of bad ideas.
A constitutional ban on blasphemy might sound like a good idea to some. But it can mean less freedom for everyone.
Authoritarian countries don't seem to be doing well at the knowledge business. That's probably no accident.
In Egypt, the hosts of political talk shows have become the arbiters of public discussion and debate. But do they know how to wield their newfound power?
A South Korean video is making waves on the Web. But the West is actually late to the party.
The protests against Japan didn't get us our islands back, but they made one thing clear: The people are puppets of the Chinese Communist Party.
The boys in saffron are marching again. But this time there’s nothing that's noble about it.
Could American labor unions be the best way to roll back radical Islamists in the Middle East?
How a shrewd politician defused ethnic tension and improved public services in one of Indonesia’s most dysfunctional cities.
It’s hard to find people who are optimistic about the future of Russian democracy. Leon Aron explains why he’s one of them.
Snapshots from a time when the cinemas were packed and the booze flowed.
Neil Armstrong's death reminds us that there is no such thing as faith-based progress.
The South American strongman is constructing a massive tomb to hold Simon Bolivar's remains ... and perhaps his own, one day.