Ethiopia is jailing journalists and crushing civil society activists. Why won’t the Obama administration speak up?
The Man Who Would Be KingVirginian Jeremiah Heaton went viral last year by proclaiming himself king of “North Sudan.” Now he says he did it all to save mankind.
The DispossessedSixty-seven years ago, Israel created a Jewish state, and my grandmother was made homeless.
A Crank Theory of Seymour HershTo understand the legendary national security reporter, you need to understand an archetype of the intelligence world: the crank.
The End of Great Britain As We Know ItWhy David Cameron’s Conservative victory may be the country’s swan song.
Our Secret WeaponInside the U.S. team of elite female soldiers who fought on Afghanistan’s most dangerous terrain.
Why Britain’s Biggest Political Parties May Be in Big TroubleThe country’s voters are frustrated with the status quo.
Don’t Blame DronesIt is awful that U.S. drone strikes kill innocent civilians, including our own. But many more would die without them.
Britain’s Season of DespairInstead of appealing to peoples’ aspirations, British politicians are pitching worst-case scenarios to win votes.
How to Pressure Israel to Make PeaceThe United States has relied on carrots for too long. It’s time for sticks.
The Myth of Government SecrecyWhy does anyone think the State Department would have been a safer place to store Hillary Clinton’s email?
Preaching to the ChoirISIS’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, sounds like a Republican candidate for president.
Sigh, SySeymour Hersh has produced amazing investigative journalism. But his newest bombshell reads like bad fiction.
Cameron CountryBritain’s Conservatives win big, beating no one more than the pollsters and election experts.
Why So Many Migrants Are Dying in the MediterraneanThe problem isn’t poverty or even human trafficking. The problem is Libya.
Don’t Go to Nepal to Help. Stay Home and Send Money Instead!If you hop on the next flight to Kathmandu, you will cause more problems than you solve.
Obama Knows the Truth About the Armenian GenocideHe, more than any American president, should know the importance of speaking it.
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” TranscriptWhat’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
What Does Obama Want From Netanyahu?If the Israeli prime minister wants to make nice, here’s what he’ll have to do.
Don’t Believe BibiThe Israeli prime minister says he didn’t mean what he said. Even he knows he can’t be trusted.
The Best-Selling Prisoner of GuantánamoMohamedou Ould Slahi’s attorney traveled to the island prison to tell him his book was a smash hit. She couldn’t even give him a copy.