黄皮白心”的香蕉人" and other great moments in international understanding. Bonus: the person Megyn Kelly should meet on her next trip to Beijing.
Nobody ever said that invading countries was free. Russia's incursion has already cost its economy—does its leader care?
Why are we so sure that the Russian leader is a master strategist?
Rivalry among great powers long characterized international affairs—and now it's back.
Propping up another breakaway territory could drain Russia's sluggish economy even further.
The faction that obsesses about maintaining American credibility does the most to risk undermining it.
As Russia confronts Ukraine, the definition of modern military intervention hangs in the balance.
The latest attack, dubbed 'China's 9/11,' occurred far away from the country's restive Xinjiang province.
In Street View mashups, we see not just clever Photoshopping, but two cultures' ways of seeing a place.
In fact, we've pushed U.S. power further east than anyone could have imagined when the Soviet Union collapsed.
In an interview with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, the president discusses Iran, Syria, and his view of the imperatives now facing Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Is the Crimean crisis just the latest example of Moscow's support for secessionist movements?
The crisis in Ukraine has countries formerly in Russia's orbit fearing Putin's next moves.
Barack Obama and Ukraine's new government have warned Russia not to intervene militarily in Crimea—a region long plagued by tensions.
An Oscar-nominated film about the Egyptian revolution is banned in Egypt. That says a lot.
Special forces versus Islamists—and the struggle for control of Libya’s army
The country's regional differences only reflect part of its ethno-linguistic mosaic.
Laughing through the airpocalypse, no longer laughing at a familiar joke
The celebrities who have advanced—and harmed—the cause of freedom around the world.