Facebook's a Company. Get Over It.

Why is there so much glee over Mark Zuckerberg's IPO woes?

Emily Parker |

Slide Show

Too Hot for Tehran

The ayatollahs are going after a new generation of satirists. But that hasn't stopped Iran's best cartoonists-in-exile from exposing the country's deepest taboos.  

Slide Show |


Kill the Kill List

The Obama administration is grossly misreading international law when it comes to targeting terrorists.

Daphne Eviatar |

Christian Caryl

The Dictators Are Smarter Than You Think

Don't count the tyrants out. They've still got plenty of tricks up their sleeves.

Christian Caryl |


A Man With No Country

The vulgar political afterlife of Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Alex Massie |


Power Ballad

What happens when you mix a trashy Europop spectacle with an oil-soaked Caspian dictator?

Haley Sweetland Edwards |


The Silence in Sudan

Why did the United Nations stop reporting atrocities in Darfur?

Colum Lynch |


A Kremlin Made of Sand

Vladimir Putin may not be as secure as he thinks.

Leon Aron |


How Not to Write About Africa

The media shamefully neglects Africa -- until it decides to swarm a story with terrible coverage.

Laura Seay |

In Box

The Things They Carried: The War Reporter

ABC News senior foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz reveals what's inside her carry-on bag.

Benjamin Pauker |


The Not-So-Great Firewall of China

Social media won't drive the downfall of the Chinese Communist Party, but it is forcing government to be more transparent and responsive to the public.

Rebecca MacKinnon |

Slide Show

The Arab Spring's Best Photos

The Pulitzer committee gives a nod to the best chroniclers of the revolutions.

Slide Show |


The Dictator's Inbox

Inside the circuitous trail that brought Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's scandalous emails into the public eye.

David Kenner |

The List

The Great Rumor Mill of China

Something strange is going on in Beijing. Here are the five most virulent conspiracy theories making the rounds -- and a stab at the likelihood of them panning out.

Isaac Stone Fish |

Slide Show

This World in Photos This Week

Greece goes up in flames, Xi comes to Washington, and Brazil's Carnival begins.

Slide Show |


Nationality: Democrat

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

Ellen Bork |


So You Want to Be Jerusalem Bureau Chief…

How to tackle -- and not tackle -- the most delicate assignment in journalism.

Ron Kampeas |

Christian Caryl

The Strange Revolution in Bahrain, One Year On

The revolt in little Bahrain is easy to ignore. But it’s actually part of a big global story.

Christian Caryl |

Christian Caryl

No Joke

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

Christian Caryl |


Paper Tigers

Myanmar may be opening to democracy, but just how free is the country’s notoriously closed media?

Sebastian Strangio |

The List

Even Better Than the Real Thing

The 10 best fake Twitter feeds on global politics.

Joshua Keating |


Turkey's War on Journalists

As Prime Minister Erdogan's government grows increasingly intolerant of dissent, the media is bearing the brunt of its effort to silence its critics.

Alia Malek |


China’s Fox News

Meet Global Times, the angry Chinese government mouthpiece that makes Bill O'Reilly seem fair and balanced.

Christina Larson |


What Wikileaks Tells Us About Al Jazeera

Is the rapidly expanding Middle East satellite television network and voice of the Arab Spring as independent as it claims?

Omar Chatriwala |


9/11 from Arab Shores

Ten years after the World Trade Center attacks, is 9/11 still a seminal moment or a historical footnote for the Middle East?

Borzou Daragahi |

Kremlinology 2012

The Kremlin's Spin Machine … and Me

My adventures on Russia's first televised political debate in a decade.

Julia Ioffe |


The Baghdad Syndrome

Eight not-so-simple steps to making sure that Libya doesn't repeat Iraq's mistakes.

Larry Kaplow |


Glenn Beck's Crusade

America's most famous talk-show host brings his brand of chutzpah to Jerusalem. Are Israelis listening?

Michael A. Cohen |

The List

Hotels for Hacks

A look at some of the world's famous hotels, loved, hated, and holed up in by far-flung war correspondents.

Joshua E. Keating |

The List

The Sweet Smell of Schadenfreude

The world is crowing over America's near-economic meltdown.

Joshua E. Keating |