China’s Bizarre, Centuries-Old Tradition: Corpse-Snatching

Sometimes, even today, it's the only way to hold the bad guys accountable.

Tea Leaf Nation

Stephen Schwarzman Wants to Create a Global Network for Peace

The private equity mogul does not think of his eponymous China studies program as just a scholarship — he thinks of it as a way to avoid war.


Footloose and Falun Gong

An evening with the dance performance trying to bring down the Chinese Communist Party.

Tea Leaf Nation

Will China Ban Katy Perry?

The American pop singer just gave a concert in Taiwan — while wearing a Taiwanese flag and a sunflower dress.


‘I Am a Kwerekwere’

Life as a foreigner in xenophobic South Africa.


Two Islamic State Fighters Walk Into a Bar…

How Arabs are mocking the self-proclaimed Caliphate.

Christian Caryl

Political Animal

Günter Grass believed that it was the duty of writers to engage with the issues of the day.


Why South Koreans Aren't Actually About to Overthrow the Rich

Those who think South Korea is ready to turn on its powerful conglomerates are missing the point: This is a country both exasperated by its wealthy, and obsessed with them.

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