What Britain's 1939 declaration of war sounded like
China is doing better, doing worse, and staying the same. Discuss.
The philosopher reflects on France's war with Nazi Germany, which began 75 years ago.
Confusion reigns in the tiny African country of Lesotho.
A memorial unveiled in Berlin this week commemorates those deemed "unworthy of living."
Superstition is a terrible investment strategy.
On the work of the American journalist murdered by ISIS
A colleague remembers Steven Sotloff, the latest victim in a war on civilization.
If the Kremlin is taking its cues from Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Eastern Ukraine is only a first step to "rebuilding Russia."
On democracy in Hong Kong and economic reforms in Beijing
John McCain and Lindsey Graham want Obama to confront ISIS now. They don't specify how.
A response to the Boistö Group's 24-step agenda for resolving the crisis
An Australian festival aims to shock and provoke its audience. Does it go too far?
Mapping the world's displaced people
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.
12 hyperlapse videos show the beauty in routine.
How the extremist group turns social networks into echo chambers
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.