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.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.