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A veteran FBI agent's rules for how to get a juicy leak in the Obama era -- and not get caught.
The self-proclaimed "Party of God" is throwing its fighters into Syria's bloody war. And according to its own media sources, it has already suffered significant losses.
The Egyptian satirist stands on the front lines of Egypt’s culture wars.
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How Burmese insurgent groups are using China's version of Twitter to fight their war.
Saudi Arabia hounded this lawyer out of the country because he stood up for human rights. Now, he explains how the kingdom is launching a new crackdown on dissent.
How did Turkey become the world's leading jailer of journalists?
What we know about the Syrian rebel commander captured on video ripping out and eating the heart of a pro-Assad fighter.
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In China, even Tony Stark can’t get around the culture police.
Freedom House ranks the world's most repressive media climates.
So what if it's a terrible slogan? It's still the right strategy.
The viral Internet isn't just for stupid pet tricks anymore.
Why David Rieff's cynical attack on "cyberutopians" misses the point.
Let's face it: We have little idea what's actually going on in Xinjiang and Tibet.
The Gulf monarchies were once thought immune to the uprisings sweeping the Arab world. Not anymore.
Meet Degi Dudayev. It's not easy being the son of independent Chechnya's dead president.
We're all to blame for giving al Qaeda's magazine more credit than it's due.
For the Syrian regime's faithful mouthpieces, victory is always around the corner.
Jeff Zucker, meet Sir Thomas Gresham.
Why are the Gulf's leaders so afraid of a few jokes?
Powerful photos of defiance from Freedom House's "Images of Freedom and Repression."