Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 15, 2014

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. William Armstrong examines the Turkish government’s new strategy of information ...


Can Tunisia Still Deliver Justice to Victims of the Old Regime?

In late November, Tunisians looked on as Egypt's courts made the shocking decision to acquit former autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak of the charge of killing ...


Egypt’s Sisi Piles on to Hagel’s Fractured Legacy

One day after announcing that Chuck Hagel is being dismissed as defense secretary, his greatest foreign-policy legacy -- relations with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's ...


Royals Flush?

The bears that barged into the oil market and knocked crude prices down one-quarter from their summertime highs appear to be hunkering down for a ...


The Fight for Benghazi Heats Up

Two government officials in Cairo anonymously declared today that Egyptian warplanes have been bombing Islamist militias in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. Shortly after ...


Longform’s Picks of the Week

Every weekend, Longform highlights its favorite international articles of the week. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform ...

The List

Abandon All Hope Ye Who Protest Here

The nine-day-long protests for more democracy in Hong Kong are starting to lose steam, but hundreds of occupiers remain on the streets. As one of ...


In Peril on the Shore

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — There was nowhere to run when the police stormed the beach where Amal, a 34-year-old Syrian refugee, waited patiently for the boat ...

The Complex

Obama’s Trying to Train Syrians and Iraqis to Fight ISIS. Easier Said Than Done.

When it comes to the U.S. plan for destroying the Islamic State, American airstrikes are in, American ground forces are out. The Obama administration and ...

Obama Hammers Sony for Pulling ‘The Interview’

Obama Hammers Sony for Pulling ‘The Interview’

The Liberal Fallacy of the Cuba Deal

The Liberal Fallacy of the Cuba Deal

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

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