The Slate Gist
The Middle East Buddy ListDoes Hezbollah get along with Egypt? What about Hamas and Iran?
Kim Jong-il's Big FlopHis hopes to intimidate the West fizzled with the failed missile tests.
Slate Voice: “Space Invaders” Never, ever use two spaces after a period: Listen to Mike Vuolo read Farhad Manjoo’s classic takedown of an enduring typographic sin.