What's Next for Nigeria?Sure, the elections were rigged, but the economic future is relatively rosy.
Midnight at the OasisDubai's visionary rulers have avoided political controversy, but that will likely end in 2007.
Should We Be Worried About Russia and China Ganging Up on the West?Probably not. Here's why.
Freedom From Fear Trumps the Freedom To VoteWhy it's so hard to establish democracy in countries like Russia and Iraq.
The Alternative Middle East QuartetDespite the cease-fire, the region is more volatile than ever.
Is Burma the Next Iran?A new gas discovery could pay for the nuclear technology they crave.
How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’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.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.