Massive news for our friend and colleague Ta-Nehisi tonight: He’s a 2015 MacArthur Fellow. Yes, a MacArthur Fellow. Krishnadev, who…
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Notes on George Mitchell, Marwan Muasher, and Anne-Marie Slaughter discussing American intervention and the prospects for democratic self-governance in the Middle East
An Atlantic editor and former goalie talks tactics
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Thoughts on the zombie thriller's Season 4 premiere, "30 Days Without an Accident"
Saad Mohseni on incidental causes of social change
"I think I should give the reason for my being in Birmingham, since you have been influenced by the argument of 'outsiders coming in.'"
Mona Eltahawy vs. Madeleine Albright on the future of the Arab Spring in the Middle East's most populous country
Dimitar Sasselov and Catharine Conley on life beyond Earth
Mona Eltahawy on social conservatism in Egypt and the U.S.
Discerning zingers from the eminently quotable Husain Haqqani
A decidedly non-negative view from the Kurdish North, via Barham Salih
She's an international icon for her girls-rights activism, but what's popular opinion make of her back home?
Yikes. Islamabad's former ambassador to the United States puts a provocative frame around a nuanced analysis of his home country.
"The good outnumber you, and we always will."
Hannibal Lecter is back—and he's brought someone very interesting with him.