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The Central African Republic’s sectarian civil war has divided a once peaceful nation, and pitted brother against brother.

Weigel
Aug. 29 2014 7:29 PMMitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns After Being Ensnared in Iowa Ron Paul Scandal
Politics
Aug. 29 2014 3:37 PMRomney 2016!The 2012 GOP nominee should run for president again. I’m not kidding.
Weigel
Aug. 29 2014 2:57 PMThe Most Important Race That Will Absolutely Change the Course of American Politics
The World
Aug. 29 2014 2:51 PMThe Cruel Irony of NATO Membership: If You Want to Get In, There’s No Way You’re Getting In
Foreigners
Aug. 29 2014 12:31 PMWar in EuropePutin has invaded Ukraine. Is it hysterical to prepare for total war with Russia? Or is it naive not to?
Politics
Aug. 29 2014 10:36 AMIs Hillary Clinton Better at Talking About Racial Injustice Than Obama?It may take the next white president to talk to white Americans about race.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 28 2014 7:02 PMBobby Jindal’s Desperate MoveThe governor’s Common Core lawsuit is not about education in Louisiana. It’s just a stunt.
The World
Aug. 28 2014 3:09 PMVladimir Putin Ramps Up His Postmodern Non-Invasion Invasion of Ukraine
Weigel
Aug. 28 2014 1:11 PMElizabeth Warren Sides With Israel, Not With the Liberals Who Keep Daydreaming About Her
The World
Aug. 28 2014 9:00 AMThe U.S. Will Not Ratify Any Treaty Unless It Has to Do With Fish
War Stories
Aug. 27 2014 5:49 PMObama Shouldn’t Bomb ISIS in SyriaWe have no strategy for intervening there, and no reason to think it will work.
Weigel
Aug. 27 2014 1:58 PMMitch McConnell’s Non-Flub Flub
Politics
Aug. 27 2014 11:20 AMThe Problem With “Suicide by Cop”The dangerous term that stops us from asking hard questions about police shootings.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 26 2014 5:24 PMIndefensibleWhy Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s lawyer is leaving the defense team—and the Army.
The World
Aug. 26 2014 2:04 PMObama Authorized Surveillance Flights Because We Have No Idea What’s Going on Inside Syria
Politics
Aug. 29 2014 6:19 PMWhat Immigration Crisis?Why Congress and President Obama are so eager to forget this summer’s “humanitarian crisis at the border.”
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 29 2014 3:18 PMIn the BloodBram Stoker’s great-grandnephew wants to attract visitors to the remote mountaintop the fictional Dracula may—or may not—have called home.
Politics
Aug. 29 2014 2:52 PMWhen Did the Election Season Begin?It’s no longer Labor Day.
Politics
Aug. 29 2014 1:17 PMKeeping the Police HonestAmerica’s police departments need greater accountability—and it must come from outside the forces.
Slate Archives
Aug. 29 2014 12:21 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s news editor Chad Lorenz shares the stories that most intrigued him this week.
The World
Aug. 29 2014 9:00 AMWill Everyone Shut Up Already About How the Nordic Countries Top Every Global Ranking?
View From Chicago
Aug. 28 2014 3:47 PMTreaty-ishObama’s proposed climate change agreement would be good for the planet and perfectly legal.
The World
Aug. 28 2014 2:46 PMTourists Who Don’t Understand Geography Are Canceling Trips to South Africa Because of Ebola
Weigel
Aug. 28 2014 10:24 AMMitt Romney Leads in Iowa, Which Tells You a Lot About Polling the 2016 Primaries
Politics
Aug. 27 2014 6:00 PMThe End of the Scott Walker Experiment?The Wisconsin governor’s theories for winning aren’t panning out.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 27 2014 5:19 PMGreece, New York, Has a New Policy for Who Can Lead Town Prayers. Guess Who Can’t?
The World
Aug. 27 2014 1:20 PMWhy Does ISIS (or the Islamic State, or QSIS) Have So Many Names? What Should We Call It?
Weigel
Aug. 26 2014 7:00 PMElection Night in America: Arizona! Florida! (Vermont, if You’re a Completist.)
The World
Aug. 26 2014 4:01 PMWhat a Settlement Between Israel and Hamas Will Look Like
Politics
Aug. 26 2014 12:56 PMWhy Did Obama Say So Little About Ferguson?We hoped he would bring racial understanding. But with two years left, there’s nothing Obama can say about race that doesn’t lead to more rancor.

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