Joshua Keating Joshua Keating

Joshua Keating is a staff writer at Slate focusing on international affairs and writes the World blog. 

The World
Aug. 25 2014 11:11 AMWhat the Treatment of Two American Prisoners Tells Us About the ISIS–al-Qaida Grudge Match
The World
Aug. 22 2014 10:57 AMThe Real Winner of America’s War on ISIS: Bashar al-Assad
The World
Aug. 21 2014 3:09 PMDid the United States Make Itself a Target by Bombing ISIS?
The World
Aug. 20 2014 6:54 PMThe Strangely Modern Production Values of ISIS’s Propaganda Videos
The World
Aug. 19 2014 1:08 PMThe World’s Dictators Love the Unrest in Ferguson
The World
Aug. 18 2014 5:34 PMCould Scotland Really Break Away From the U.K.?
The World
Aug. 18 2014 12:23 PMThink ISIS Is on the Ropes? Don’t Count on it.
The World
Aug. 7 2014 1:11 PMWhy the U.S. Is Taking Such Serious Steps to Aid Iraq’s Yazidis
The World
Aug. 6 2014 5:51 PMRussian Hackers Aren’t Prolific—They’re Just Really, Really Good
The World
Aug. 5 2014 5:37 PMStrange Brew: Canadian Coffee Shop Owners Accused of Spying on North Korea-China Border
The World
Aug. 5 2014 2:14 PMThe Worst Act of Environmental Warfare in History Killed 800,000 People
The World
Aug. 4 2014 6:01 PMTank Biathlon: The Bizarre New Sport Invented by the Russian Military
The World
Aug. 4 2014 11:10 AMISIS May Now Control Iraq’s Biggest Dam. That’s Really Scary.
The World
Aug. 1 2014 9:48 AMWas That the Last Chance for a Gaza Cease-Fire?
The World
July 30 2014 3:34 PMIs There a Way for the Gaza War to Stop Without a Cease-Fire?
The World
Aug. 22 2014 3:42 PMSurprise: American Firepower Doesn’t Make Countries More Peaceful
The World
Aug. 21 2014 4:31 PMRussia to Bulgarians: Stop Repainting Soviet-Era Monuments to Look Like Ronald McDonald
The World
Aug. 21 2014 11:38 AMWhy the U.S. Made a Deal for Bowe Bergdahl but Not James Foley
The World
Aug. 19 2014 3:55 PMRecord Number of Aid Workers Killed Around the World Last Year
The World
Aug. 19 2014 12:20 PMAmerica’s Goal in Iraq: Make It Stable Enough So We Can Go Back to Ignoring It
The World
Aug. 18 2014 2:48 PMIran Is Being Awfully Quiet About the U.S. Bombing Iraq Again
The World
Aug. 8 2014 12:33 AMEverything You Need to Know About the New American Intervention in Iraq
The World
Aug. 7 2014 10:09 AMVladimir Putin Declares War on American Chicken… Again
The World
Aug. 6 2014 2:23 PMIs the Killing of an American General a Sign That Afghanistan Is Going the Way of Iraq? 
The World
Aug. 5 2014 2:56 PMAmazing, Rare Footage of Hamas Setting Up and Launching a Rocket (Video)
The World
Aug. 5 2014 11:09 AMWhy This Gaza Cease-Fire Might Actually Stick
The World
Aug. 4 2014 5:25 PMEurope Has a Serious Anti-Semitism Problem, and It’s Not All About Israel
The World
Aug. 1 2014 11:49 AMThe Chinese Communist Party Ain’t What It Used to Be 
The World
July 31 2014 5:55 PMTunnel Warfare Is Impractical and Usually Ineffective. It’s Also Terrifying. 
The World
July 30 2014 12:27 PMWhy Are These Russia Sanctions Different From All Other Russia Sanctions?

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  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 23 2014 12:43 PM Occupy Wall Street How can Hillary Clinton be both a limousine liberal and a Saul Alinsky radical?
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Head of Security Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
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Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
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  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 2:31 PM 3 Simpsons Showrunners Reflect on New Fans and the “Classic Era” Myth
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms Off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PM Why Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe? A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.