Meet the Persident
In surreal Russia, fake presidential tweets are much more relevant than the real ones.
Someday, Their Prince Will Come
Who's next in line to lead the House of Saud? King Abdullah, 87, is unwell, having recently traveled to the United States for medical treatment, and speculation is heating up about his replacement. Unfortunately, none of the potential candidates is getting any younger either.
Epiphanies from Tariq Ramadan
The Swiss-born grandson of the Muslim Brotherhood's founder made his career trying to prove that the West and Islam, secularism and belief, can coexist peacefully. With his George W. Bush-era travel ban revoked, Tariq Ramadan has now journeyed back to the United States, where his faith in faith has been put to the test by a painful year for American Muslims.
Why Washington's support for online democracy is the worst thing ever to happen to the Internet.
The AK-47 of the Cell-Phone World
Forget iPhones and Droids: The Nokia 1100 is the most important cell phone on the planet.
Most of what we know about how the world thinks comes from research on a handful of American undergrads.