Israel’s Year of the WomanFemale politicians are one of the only new forces giving life to Israel’s election season.
Two-Faced BibiBenjamin Netanyahu only sounds like America’s ally when he is in America. At home, he’s a nationalist, xenophobic strongman.
Netanyahu Just Did Obama a Big FavorBibi’s speech inadvertently proved that the current negotiations are our best strategy for dealing with Iran.
Why Does Bibi Do It?The real reason Netanyahu is willing to risk Israel’s relationship with the U.S.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Provoking the PharaohISIS wants to draw Egypt into a wider war. Did President Sisi just take the bait?
Why It’s So Hard to Know the Truth in ArgentinaNo one trusts the government, and spies seem to be everywhere.
Charlie Hebdo Prints 5 Million CopiesBreaks record set by Charles de Gaulle’s death—the subject of its joke of origin.
Kremlin TVVladimir Putin’s new faux documentary is trying to rewrite the history of his own aggression.
Netanyahu’s Hate SpeechIsrael’s prime minister is trying to stay in power by turning a million Arab Israelis into the enemy.
Israel’s Sore LoserBenjamin Netanyahu has botched his re-election the same way he has botched everything else.
The Gross Hypocrisy of Benjamin NetanyahuDon’t pretend Bibi didn’t mean to offend Obama. He is a bully and a liar.
Killing a Dissident’s DreamBoris Nemtsov was brusque, impatient, and rejected everything that Vladimir Putin represents.
In Merkel We Trust?We may regret letting the German chancellor be the key to solving Europe’s looming crises in Greece and Ukraine.
Eight Lessons From the Charlie Hebdo AttackWhat we’ve learned from the worst terrorist attack in France in more than 50 years.
Understanding Charlie HebdoYes, its depictions of Islam can be odious. But they belong to a tradition that’s as French as Champagne.
The Charlie Hebdo EffectAnti-Muslim sentiment in Germany was already roiling. The Paris terrorist attack will make it much worse.