Talking to AhmadinejadAs unlikely as it seems, he is America's best option for an Iranian negotiating partner.
Water Fights and Civil Strife: Bangkok's Peculiar ProtestsIn Thailand, as in Iran, people are beginning to think they're in control.
The Ahmadinejad ShowOn the 31st anniversary of the Iranian revolution, the regime drowns out opposition protests.
My Ramadan World TourI've spent the Muslim holy month in five predominantly Muslim countries. Here's what I've learned.
Getting the Word OutForeign journalists have been told to stop reporting, but the ingenious and fearless people of Iran will carry on.
Why I Left TehranWith everything else they have to deal with, I didn't want my Iranian friends to worry about me.
The Landscape of Civil War Commemoration How, when, and where the North and South memorialize the conflict.
The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.
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The Latest Battle for Religious Women: Quran Recitation Apps That Don’t Include Female Voices
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The Digital Demagogue The Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.