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.
An indigenous forest dweller in Borneo explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe.
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.
In Taiwan, people are choosing to have pets instead of children.
"The experience of taking another human life becomes much more trivial."
How the death of a long-shot Brazilian candidate could make his running mate president
On foreign policy, the presumptive presidential candidate responds to hard choices by fake-punting.
The legendary yogi died on Wednesday at age 95. Reportedly, he did headstands into his 90s.