Refugees on the Road to DamascusSyria polishes its image as protector of the Lebanese people.
Dispatch From HamastanPalestinians may worry about beer, veils, and wages, but few seem unhappy about last week's results.
Syria Stays Above the FrayAssad to Ahmadinejad: "You're a great guy, Mahmoud, but I'm just not that into you."
Dispatch From Tel AvivWhy some Israelis believe recent developments may not be entirely bad for the Jews.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
The XX Factor
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What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.