How those three little words sound around the world
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One upside of talking to enemies
“The people do not need to be afraid,” Indonesia’s Joko Widodo said.
A journalist who spoke with bin Laden reflects on Sean Penn’s conversation with el Chapo.
How the U.S. president justified thermonuclear weapons—63 years before North Korea claimed to possess them.
The Sunni-Shiite divide doesn’t explain it, according to one expert.
Concerns about the Middle East, and especially Syria, have displaced other threats.
John Ruskin’s warnings about a “plague-wind” offer one way of looking at the Paris deal.
Should Britain ban a man for planning a ban?
An Australian gun reformer says “it’s time to call out the U.S.A.”
The satirist and frequent Atlantic contributor Karl Sharro, who has made it his mission to thoroughly complicate our understanding of…
Turn to the United Kingdom, not the United States
A guide to the most important climate deal in years. [Possibly.]
The mystery of onomatopoeia around the world
It may not start a new war. But it will make it much harder to stop an old one.
“We have been living the Islamic State forwards, surprised at every turn, but we can perhaps begin to understand it…
Fifty years ago, America’s escalating war in Vietnam came under a degree of scrutiny it had long escaped. In…
An Ásatrú temple is opening in Reykjavik for the first time in a millennium.
Where humanity meets bureaucracy