An Australian festival aims to shock and provoke its audience. Does it go too far?
A lot of research and writing explores the dynamics of the richest one percent, .1 percent, and even the .01 percent. But researchers only have the fuzziest understanding of America's poorest.
Is Putin waging a new form of warfare, or a very old one?
The president is neither a dove nor a hawk. He’s a fierce minimalist.
Revelations occur in strange places, including in the magma chamber of a dormant Icelandic volcano.
Colleges, Uber, AIPAC, the police, and other topics of the day
This has happened before in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The rest of the world just wasn't paying attention.
A brutal dictator, a violent terrorist group, and the morally fraught tradeoff that interventionists face
As they teach the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, instructors have to point out underlying assumptions—starting with their own.
Does ISIS control huge swaths of land or a network of roads? It depends on your definition of 'control.'
Promoting unity through animation
The late journalist's goal was simple: making it.
President Obama is compelled to get permission before striking Syria, but if he violates the law by unilaterally ordering a strike it won't be the first time.
Hugo Chávez's daughter is still living in Venezuela's presidential palace more than a year after his death. It may take a UN appointment to get her out.
A seemingly small incident at a London supermarket suggests a deeper problem.
Meeting in Finland, a group of Americans and Russians develops an agenda for peace.
Striking the jihadists in Syria is reckless without allies on the ground.
Moscow has pursued one policy throughout the current crisis: escalation.
"Ebola Is Real" is now one of the most popular tracks in Liberia. It didn't happen by accident.
Why cardiovascular health is improving in the United States but falling in developing nations
The radical feminist movement struggles to survive in France.