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.
Roads & Kingdoms
Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
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The Best of Slate Podcasts Only have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.