Foreigners
Foreigners
Feb. 6 2015 10:05 AMWhy Dictators Don’t Have a Sense of HumorBecause laughter trumps fear every time. 
Jan. 23 2015 7:03 PMKeep Calm and March OnWhy we shouldn’t overreact to terrorism.
Jan. 14 2015 1:02 PMCharlie Hebdo Prints 5 Million CopiesBreaks record set by Charles de Gaulle’s death—the subject of its joke of origin.
Jan. 9 2015 5:52 PMThree Days in ParisA haven from gun violence turned into a war zone.
Jan. 8 2015 12:53 PMThe Right Message Marine Le Pen and the French far right are ready to seize the moment.  
Jan. 7 2015 3:22 PMEurope’s Brutal TruthEuropeans are both too Islamophobic and too timid to face up to the roots of Islamic fundamentalism.
Dec. 29 2014 2:14 PMBorn FreeWhy we shouldn’t take our democracy for granted. 
Dec. 22 2014 6:17 PMPlayed for a FoolThe Sony hacking story has unfolded just as North Korea’s propagandists would have wanted.
Nov. 28 2014 8:01 PMThe Trolls Among UsIf you want to comment on this article, you shouldn’t be allowed to be anonymous.
Nov. 21 2014 4:14 PMHate Thy NeighborHow Israel teaches its citizens all the wrong lessons.
Nov. 18 2014 10:12 AMDid Abdul-Rahman Kassig Deny ISIS the Ending It Wanted?
Nov. 14 2014 8:00 PMWhy Germans Want to Change the SubjectThey’d rather debate the future of processed food than acknowledge Putin’s military aggression.
Nov. 13 2014 11:54 AMWhite FlightAmerica’s white supremacists are ignored at home. So they are looking to start over with a little help from Europe’s far right.
Nov. 11 2014 11:14 AMWould an Iranian Nuclear Deal Be Good for Human Rights?Maybe. But a breakdown in talks could usher in another brutal crackdown.
Oct. 31 2014 4:00 PM“We Are Here”The new Museum of the History of Polish Jews is a testament to people everywhere who have fought to exist.
Feb. 5 2015 8:03 PMHow to Make Enemies and Influence PeopleWhy ISIS’s atrocities will destroy it.
Jan. 23 2015 12:28 PMEight Lessons From the Charlie Hebdo AttackWhat we’ve learned from the worst terrorist attack in France in more than 50 years.
Jan. 9 2015 6:09 PMUnderstanding Charlie HebdoYes, its depictions of Islam can be odious. But they belong to a tradition that’s as French as Champagne.
Jan. 9 2015 2:53 PMThe Charlie Hebdo EffectAnti-Muslim sentiment in Germany was already roiling. The Paris terrorist attack will make it much worse.
Jan. 7 2015 6:22 PMDisgracing IslamIslamic terrorists think they are avenging the caricature of their faith. Actually, they are the caricature.
Jan. 5 2015 2:58 PMNorth Korea’s True CrimesThe United States has sanctioned Pyongyang for hacking Sony. What about its responsibility for killing millions of people?
Dec. 22 2014 11:18 PMThe World Is Not Falling ApartNever mind the headlines. We’ve never lived in such peaceful times.
Dec. 2 2014 8:47 AMTeaching Essay Writing in PyongyangI taught English to college students in North Korea. They struggled with the concept of an essay.
Nov. 28 2014 12:11 PMPutin’s Chosen PeopleWhat’s behind the Russian president’s close relationship with an Orthodox Jewish sect?
Nov. 18 2014 4:01 PMPutin the PariahThe Russian president is isolated, shunned, and ignored. And that makes him even more dangerous.
Nov. 18 2014 4:00 AMSlate Voice: “Russia Gets Religion”From Moscow, Josh Keating reports on a religious revival in Putin’s Russia.
Nov. 13 2014 5:09 PMDistrust and VerifyWhy Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s obstacles to a nuclear deal are surprisingly similar to President Obama’s.
Nov. 11 2014 5:48 PMRussia Gets ReligionIs Vladimir Putin trying to build a new Orthodox empire?
Nov. 7 2014 12:56 PM“The Japan-U.S. Alliance Is the Cornerstone of Japanese Diplomacy and Foreign Relations”An interview with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Oct. 24 2014 2:46 PM“In the End, We Should Be Able to Defend Ourselves by Ourselves”An interview with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.

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