Unwelcome VisitorsCrimea’s Tatars have lived in the shadow of the Russian empire for centuries, and once again have the most to lose.
Thinking ProvocativelyVladimir Putin doesn’t need to invade Ukraine. He can destabilize it from the Kremlin.
Venezuela EruptsHugo Chavez may have spewed hate, but he always kept a lid on repression. That may be over now.
“I Was My Own Person Again”The women of Pussy Riot made meaning out of a horrific experience in prison. Now, they’re launching another protest movement in Russia.
The Return of HistoryWe are not locked in a new Cold War, but China and Russia are bringing back Cold War tactics.
“They Are Incompetent”Tunisia’s secular opposition leader Beji Caid Essebsi on why the Islamists must go.
“I Started This Struggle 35 Years Ago”Why Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan may have the world’s toughest job.
Chicken KievVladimir Putin cowed the Ukrainian government with sticks and carrots the EU can’t match.
Why America’s Critics Will Miss the U.S. SuperpowerFor all of its faults, no one comes to the world’s aid like the United States.
Onward Christian SoldiersInside the shadowy network of front companies Christian missionaries use to spread the gospel in North Korea.
Crimea and PunishmentVladimir Putin is miscalculating how easy it will be to control a Crimean mini-state.
Don’t Extradite El ChapoThe Mexican government won’t win against the cartels unless it can prove it can lock them away.
Decoding UkraineA lexicon of the smears, stereotypes, and clichés used to describe the battle for the country’s future.
The End of the Color RevolutionsThe events in Ukraine destroy several myths about how democracy will advance.
Putin, SnubbedThe Russian leader may release Mikhail Khodorkovsky to distract attention from Western leaders’ decision to skip his Olympics.
The Arab Spring’s Last HopeAn interview with Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of Tunisia’s largest political party.
Don’t Get Upset When Relief Organizations Use Your Donations for OverheadYou’re still helping victims and saving lives.
Please Don’t Send Your Old Shoes to the PhilippinesSurvivors of Typhoon Haiyan need your help. But send money, not your hand-me-downs.
“I Don’t Know If [Obama] Gets It”Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki on the kingdom’s disappointment in President Obama.
“A Night of Sheer Hell”An eyewitness account of the Benghazi siege that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.