- Dec 16 20165 minutes
Bangui's Traumatized Street Children
Will the homeless kids of the Central African Republic be pulled back into the country’s simmering conflict?
- Dec 13 20161 minute
The Ordinary Perpetrators And Victims In The Boko Haram Kidnappings
Helon Habila’s new book recounts the horror and revives the call to take notice.
- Dec 18 20165 minutes
The Elusive Definition Of 'Fascist'
Fascism is in the running to be Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year. But it’s not the right word for the current moment.
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Who’ll Pay To Protect Trump’s Towers?
The U.S. president’s name will be on skyscrapers around the world | “A normal crowded place that becomes a high-risk place”
- Oct 16 20162 minutes
Al Qaeda To ISIS
“LET ME TAKE YOU back before the rise of ISIS to May 2, 2011. That’s the day when Osama bin Laden is killed in his hideout in Abbottabad, in Pakistan. The message that came out of Washington at that time is that Al Qaeda had been decapitated, that th
- Dec 21 20163 minutes
The Terrifying Simplicity Of The Berlin Attack
“Very few actually comprehend the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle,” an ISIS publication advises.
- Oct 7 20164 minutes
New Yorkers After The Bombing: Resilient Or Fatigued?
New Yorkers’ measured reaction to the explosion in Chelsea could mean they have come to accept that such incidents a part of their daily lives.
- Aug 1 20162 minutes
Another Tragic Day
A week after 5 Dallas police officers were murdered, a gunman goes on a killing spree in Louisiana, leaving 3 officers dead and 3 others injured. While families mourn the lives lost in the line of duty, a heartsick nation seeks unity—and an end to violence
- Jun 20 20162 minutes
After EgyptAir Flight 804, an Eerie Silence From Terrorist Groups
PERHAPS CLARITY ON THE MAY 19 crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 will surface with the aircraft’s black box, which sensors have located on the Mediterranean Sea floor. But weeks after officials from Cairo to Washington speculated that the plane went down a
- Jun 20 20162 minutes
How to Be Free
In Free State of Jones, Gugu Mbatha-Raw forges unity for a common cause
- Aug 1 20163 minutes
Yet Another Terror Attack Leaves France Enraged
NOT AGAIN. THAT WAS THE LAMENT OF MANY across France after Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel fatally mowed down 84 revelers in a 19-ton truck on Nice’s seafront Promenade des Anglais on July 14—Bastille Day. This third major terrorist attack within just 18 m