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.
Battered and Blue Police departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.