Quote of the day: David Ignatius comments on what a good spy looks like
A quick glimpse of David Ignatius's new novel.
10 Things to Hate About Mueller
A short list of very good, serious, totally factual reasons to be suspicious of the special counsel’s motives.
At International Convention, Clowns Protest Their ‘Creepy’ Impostors
Mexican clowns complain they are being mistreated because impostors are using their costumes for crime.
This Outlandish, Cannabis-Loving Child-Tackler Is the New Face of Britain
On July 13, new British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned many observers by naming the famously un-diplomatic Boris Johnson to be her nation's new top diplomat.
Goodbye Boris Johnson, We Hardly Knew Ye
Boris Johnson will not seek Britain's prime minister position. Oh, what could have been.
When Rhode Island Tries to Be Reykjavik
A tourism video intended to promote the American state of Rhode Island accidentally included stock footage from Iceland.
Don Rumsfeld Has Built an App to Play Cards Like Churchill
The former Defense Secretary's app offers players a form of solitaire with two decks reportedly favored by the British leader.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Donald
What does the most fabulous GOP candidate need to know about national security?
The President of Croatia Doesn’t Seem to Care That This Man’s Pants Fell Down During a Photo-Op
Croatia's president barely seemed to notice that her honoree's pants fell down during a photo-op.
Meet the Comedian Making Saudis Laugh About Driving Laws
Fahad Albutairi is revolutionizing Saudi Arabia's comedy scene. This month, he sat down with FP to talk about launching his career on YouTube, going to school in Texas, and walking the fine line of funny and political.
I See Prague, I See Pranksters’ Rants, I See the Czech President’s Underpants
Protestors replaced the Czech Republic’s national flag with giant red boxer shorts to embarrass President Zeman’s policies, especially regarding China.
Are the New Entrants to Oxford Dictionaries Weak Sauce?
Oxford's update of its online dictionaries proves more than anything that its editors are behind the curve of the modern English lexicon.
Russia’s Putin Is Once Again Spending His Summer Riding Submarines
The Russian leader is in Crimea promoting tourism.
Tweet, O Muse: The Story of ‘The Iliad’ Comes to Twitter
A performance in Britain brings Homer's classic to the Internet age.