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.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash