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The Firestarter of Berlin

Meet Imam Kamouss, the handsome, popular, self-proclaimed moderate Muslim preacher who has become the face of intolerance and terror across Germany.

Dispatch

Demolition Derby

Israel has revived its policy of demolishing the family homes of Palestinians accused of terrorist attacks, even though there’s no evidence it deters future attacks.

Argument

The Vote to Boycott Israel’s Universities

A debate over academic freedom and moral responsibility is raging among American scholars of the Middle East. And like it or not, that's a good thing.

COLUMN

Japan Has Enough Plutonium to Make Thousands of Nukes

Tokyo doesn't want the bomb, but it doesn't know what to do with the fuel stockpile.

Report

Can OPEC Kill the U.S. Oil Boom?

Oil prices are at five-year lows thanks to OPEC's hands-off attitude. But that alone probably won't be enough to strangle the surge in U.S. oil production.

In Box

Biomimetics: A Short History

Why imitating nature's greatest tricks is the future of engineering.

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Taliban insurgents set their sights on Kabul; Afghan president shakes up his government in wake of attacks; U.S. and Turkey are closer to a deal on the Islamic State fight; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Kabul is the focus of Taliban insurgents seeking to undermine the fledgling government of new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. ...

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Longform’s Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

In Other Words

Can You Write a Novel on Twitter?

The quest to write great literature, 140 characters at a time.

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The World This Week in Photos

Protests in Kashmir; deforestation in Brazil; and New York City's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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