"An entire religion is being exterminated from the face of the earth," one Iraqi lawmaker warns.
Desperately needed humanitarian aid, a fraught authorization to conduct airstrikes, and the neoconservative critics who make Obama look good
In its war with Israel, the Palestinian group has accomplished none of its aims.
Why drones and night-vision goggles can't stop the illegal wildlife trade
Communities face existential danger as the Islamic State marches on.
“I can think of no military objective in the world that would justify [this] non-combatant casualty rate.”
How sexism contributes to the cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians
The U.S. and U.K. collaborated to snatch Khadija al-Saadi's family in Hong Kong and deliver them into the custody of a murderous dictator.
What the U.S. can learn from West Africa
A mesmerizing tour of the country's one-of-a-kind seaside landscapes
How the evening news became a forum for (bizarre) dialogue.
One (very authoritarian) way to prevent cheating
Understanding what the Muslim Brotherhood's Gaza branch wants by studying its theology, strategy, and history
What's the latest Chinese fast-food scandal really about?
When maimed soldiers returned from the Western Front, sculptors worked to allow them to "be able to appear in public unnoticed" by re-creating their countenances.
Why the question is so effective at silencing American critics of Israel.
Why it's so difficult to see the reality behind the images
The president's favorite journalist has floated an exit strategy.
Will Julius Malema stage his revolution in red overalls, or Louis Vuitton loafers?
What happens if this conflict comes off the rails?