A new book gets the policy recommendations right while making technical errors that could undermine trust in its conclusions.
Japan’s fascination with the true tale of a Black samurai goes back decades.
A new book emphasizes the perils of social media campaigns and the limits of military intervention in saving Nigeria’s Chibok children.
“Weak Strongman” argues that to better understand Russia, we need to move past our fixation with its president.
In a new documentary about mujra dancers, Saad Khan escapes the Western documentary complex to give his subjects the chance to speak in their own words.
A new book argues that Churchill’s famous folly was ultimately about food, fear, and free trade.
Wesley Morgan’s “The Hardest Place” is embedded reporting at its finest.
Wealthy countries love to celebrate immigrant success stories, but they are letting many potentially productive citizens fall through the cracks.
Walter Isaacson explores the future of gene editing. But that future is already here, and it’s more than a bit scary.
Two new books examine how an isolated state managed to expand its diplomatic horizons.
How the German government accelerated the 20th century’s economic march toward neoliberalism.
An Oscar-nominated film exposes the crimes of Srebrenica at a time when the perpetrators are still celebrated in Serbia and beyond.