Iran’s Deadly Puppet Master
Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains exactly why Qassem Suleimani is so dangerous.
India’s Digital Dreamer
Mukesh Ambani is betting on a smartphone revolution—and spending big money to make it happen.
Love After an Apocalypse
Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens never stopped grappling with loss—or fighting to live.
To Infinity and Beyond
Stephen Hawking’s insights about the universe were profound—but his insights into humanity were even more important.
Prevention Is the Best Medicine
From the United States to Africa, Mary-Claire King has revolutionized the fight against breast cancer—again and again.
The Return of the Pentagon’s Yoda
Can Andrew Marshall, the U.S. military’s longtime oracle, still predict the future?
Europe’s Donald Can Fight Dirty, Too
Donald Tusk is the mild-mannered president of a quiet EU institution—and the West’s loudest voice against populism.
Those Who Dare to Bare Their Hair
Masih Alinejad is helping Iranian women challenge the regime — one hijab at a time.
Trump’s Man in Moscow
Most of Washington is scared to meet with Russians. Jon Huntsman wants to meet as many as possible.
The portrait that emerges is of a retail politician turning U.N. diplomacy into a ticket to the White House.
A Verdict on Change
This ambitious young judge wants to change Tunisia’s justice system. But he still has to type out his own verdicts.
The World’s Most Famous Dissident Journalist Returns to the Fight
Azerbaijan’s authoritarian rulers defamed, threatened, and jailed their country’s most stubborn journalist. But Khadija Ismayilova doesn’t know when to quit.
Ash Carter Is Looking to the Future. The Mideast Is Keeping Him Stuck in the Past.
The secretary of defense came into office promising to shake up the Pentagon, but the chaos in Iraq and Syria has left him mired in wars he didn't want to fight.
Why Angola’s Star Reporter Won’t Stay Down
Angola's corrupt leaders keep trying to silence Rafael Marques. So far, without success.
The Face of Greek Resistance
Meet the 92-year-old communist who explains why Athens can't capitulate to its creditors.
One Woman Stands Against the Iranian Government
In a country that brooks no dissent, Nasrin Sotoudeh's remarkable solo protest keeps finding unlikely allies.
Venezuela’s Last Hope
Leopoldo López embodies the change his country needs. And that's exactly why he's still in jail.