At a time when Jews in Rome were forbidden to practice medicine or sing in public, an Atlantic author urged Americans to embrace their "Israelitish bretheren"
A set of rare images captures the city's classic buildings along with its timeless spirit
James Fallows and Damien Ma wonder whether new leadership will change China's political atmosphere
As we remember a day marked by images of death, it's worth taking another look at the people who survived
The author discusses the complexity of Islam, the role of emotions, and the inspiration behind her new novel, The Submission
The longtime Atlantic writer reflects on what the United States -- and he personally -- got wrong and right about Afghanistan and Iraq
Five Atlantic writers talk about their seminal 9/11 stories
James Fallows and Damien Ma discuss how China's heavy-handed control of the Internet might cripple its economy
The Chinese have mastered the art of the knock-off. Will this keep them from creating their own world-class brands?
Sights and sounds from the Hispanic communities of Pennsylvania steel country
The Chinese government is sophisticated and successful. So why does it have so much trouble earning trust? (Part II of a series)
This February, during the Arab spring, a handful of Chinese began staging their own protests. Then the government shut them down.
A special performance by the frontman of the Old 97s
Excerpts from a discussion between Atlantic Editor James Bennet and education experts Wendy Kopp and Diane Ravitch
The head of Israel's Kadima Party argues that a unifying document could protect the country's Arabs even if they aren't involved in its writing
Two economists debate whether richer countries are truly more content
Judges may be human, says the associate justice of the Supreme Court, but that doesn't mean they're swayed by the public or the president
The New York Times columnist explains what young Arabs are fighting for and why their leaders are as good as gone
The scandal revealed that the media and the government aren't in such bad shape after all
One of Twitter's famed cofounders explains why he was underwhelmed by a recent call from a State Department representative