Law

The List

Sex and the Single Mullah

Islamic scholars are prepared to answer questions and issue fatwas on almost any realm of modern life. Sometimes, it can get a little kinky.

Joshua E. Keating |

The List

The Heroines of the Arab World

Twelve women challenging their societies to change the status quo.

Allison Good |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Anders Behring Breivik on trial in Norway

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

Dirty Laundry

If the West really wants to prevent developing countries from laundering money, it can start by cleaning up its own act.

Peter Reuter |

Argument

Rotting From Within

Investigating the massive corruption of the Chinese military.

John Garnaut |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Britain allowed to extradite five alleged extremists

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

Needles Into Ploughshares

Want to fight Latin America's drug problem? Try land reform.

Oliver Kaplan |

Argument

Carnaval Is Over

The end of the Brazilian miracle.

Bill Hinchberger |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Alleged 9/11 plotter to face death penalty trial

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Jennifer Rowland |

Feature

16 Ways to Fix Burma

On the eve of the country's historic elections, 16 experts give us their prescriptions for the future.

Arianne Swieca |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Christian militia members acquitted

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

Open Door Policy

Can the State Department's ambitious new plan to subvert autocratic regimes online actually succeed?

Fergus Hanson |

Argument

Power Grab

President Obama's real constitutional overreach was Libya, not health care.

Michael A. Cohen |

The LWOT

The LWOT: French homegrown extremist shot dead

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Jennifer Rowland |

Profile

The Temperature's Dropping for Russia's Opposition

Vladimir Putin is back in the saddle, and the weather is getting chilly again for Russia's protest movement.

Anna Nemtsova |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Attorney General says U.S. can target Americans

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

Obama's Kill Doctrine

Trust us, Attorney General Eric Holder says -- we'll only assassinate Americans after administrative "due process." That's not how the Constitution works, buddy.

Jonathan Turley |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Obama sidesteps NDAA detainee provisions

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

The Fix Is In

Why the coming election in Iran will be the fakest one yet.

Jamsheed Choksy |

The List

The New Nativists

Europe's most prominent anti-immigrant parties.

Hanna C. Trudo |

Dispatch

In Mexico, An Activist Says Her Farewells

For more than a decade, Norma Andrade has been working to defend Mexico’s women from violence. Now she’s decided to get out.

Larry Kaplow |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Gitmo sees first tentative plea deal

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Jennifer Rowland |

Christian Caryl

Rude Awakening

Promoting democracy in places like Egypt or Iraq is about changing the status quo. So why are we so surprised when it turns out that not everyone is in favor?

Christian Caryl |

Argument

You Can Run But You Can't Hide

Activists are preparing to charge Yemen's ex-strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh with crimes against humanity -- despite a deal that guarantees him immunity at home.

Inna Lazareva |

Argument

Nationality: Democrat

Democracy and identity politics aren't mutually exclusive. But don't try telling that to the Chinese Communist Party.

Ellen Bork |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Underwear bomber receives life sentence

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Jennifer Rowland |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Chicago cab driver pleads guilty to material support charge

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Jennifer Rowland |

Christian Caryl

No Joke

Burma's famous comedian-cum-activist explains why he can forgive but refuses to forget.

Christian Caryl |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Four plead guilty to London Stock Exchange plot

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Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

The Little Economy That Could

If you're looking for an unlikely economic success story, you can hardly do better than Mauritius.

Jeffrey Frankel |