She's an icon for her girls-rights activism around the world, but what's popular opinion make of her at home?
Yikes. Islamabad's former ambassador to the United States has a provocative frame for a nuanced analysis of his home country.
Hannibal Lecter is back—and he's brought someone with him.
150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, more people than ever are bought and sold into forced labor. What "human trafficking" really means.
The view from the head of the world's biggest private-equity investor in the People's Republic
"Somehow, I've become an electronic musician, and I have a recording studio that looks like the bridge of the Enterprise."
"I think if I squint I can just about make out the face of a killer. Isn't the news brilliant?"
Minxin Pei, Eric Li, and James Fallows debate the legitimacy and resilience of the People's Repbublic.
Is it Iran? Pakistan? ... Corn syrup?
How does the executive chairman of Google see the role of smart phones and social media in driving democratic change globally?
The origins of one and the survival of the other may end up depending on the same thing: the rise of a generation that imagines its society in a new way.
A second thought on what at first seemed like the perfect historical reference
For one, there are all those "hysterical rhythmic reverses characteristic of the barbarian races and conductive to dark instincts alien to the German people" ...
What the ...?
"We should be thinking less about the transition of North Korean power, and more about the worldview that Kim and his potential successors have in common."