Are military hackers targeting Tibetan activists?
We were used to laughing at him. But there was something pitiable and human in Gaddafi's final, bloody moments.
American history is full of revolutionary violence. Will the Occupy movement follow John Brown's example?
Ten years after September 11—and in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death and the rise of the Arab Spring—what does it mean to be a martyr?
The Syrian revolution is unique in the Arab Spring, but the regime is using technology, regional support and its history of brutality to fight back.
The tiny island nation—where major powers like the US, Iran and Saudi Arabia battle for influence—is a bellwether for the entire Gulf region.
It's easy to dismiss Libya's dictator as a mad eccentric, but you don't stay in power for four decades without considerable political savvy.
Kurds are now demonstrating against their own leaders, but they've been demanding freedom for a long time.
A traveler’s reflections on intelligence and secrecy in one of the world’s strangest places.
Do you believe that illegal immigrants are stealing our jobs? Or that sexual deviants lurk in every neighbourhood? You’re not alone.
Christopher Watt journeys to Amna Suraka Prison—Ground Zero for Kurdish Iraqis—and finds both victory and defeat standing still.