The Women Abandoned by Peace
Victims of sexual violence and forced abortion during Colombia’s long years of conflict have yet to see justice.
Mapped: The Absent Ambassadors
Khashoggi ordeal spotlights staffing gap at embassies around the world.
Why the Military Must Learn to Love Silicon Valley
The U.S. Defense Department and big tech need each other—but getting along won’t be easy
Stretched Thin on Thin Ice
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.
The Taliban’s Fight for Hearts and Minds
The militants’ new strategy is to out-govern the U.S.-backed administration in Kabul—and it’s working.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
Western Officials Ignored Myanmar’s Warning Signs of Genocide
U.S. and U.N. diplomats overlooked atrocity amid hopes of democracy.
The One Thing Modern Voters Hate Most
Charges of corruption are toppling leaders at a growing clip. That's a good thing for global politics.
‘It Was Nothing Short of Treasonous’
How people in the United States and Russia responded to the Helsinki summit.
Trump on Putin: The U.S. President’s Views, In His Own Words
A history of contradictory statements from 2015 to the present.
There’s No Such Thing as a Stable Career
Job insecurity has always been a fact of life. Just ask chimney sweeps, lectors, and telephone operators.
How Conservation Became Colonialism
Indigenous people, not environmentalists, are the key to protecting the world’s most precious ecosystems.
How Venezuela Struck It Poor
The tragic — and totally avoidable — self-destruction of one of the world’s richest oil economies.
State of the Trade Wars
Tracking U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the retaliatory measures other countries are taking.