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The Algerian Rose
A singer who united the Arab world.
The World on a Page
Plus, Beijing's air quality; Israel's Avigdor Lieberman and Hamid Karzai's successor in Afghanistan
Dasha Zhukova’s New Russia
A glamorous Muscovite waves a magic wand over her menacing, dystopic city. And presto! She conjures a new museum.
The Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden's Hideout
He helped lead America to bin Laden. Now he rots in a Pakistani prison.
An atheist pianist is charged with insulting Islam.
How Entebbe Changed Bibi
How Israel’s most daring rescue shaped Bibi Netanyahu.
The Holocaust and the Euro
The Greatest Day of Her Life
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates a glorious 60 years on the throne with her Diamond Jubilee. Renowned historian Simon Schama recounts the day a 27-year-old woman galvanized a modern nation.
Drones: The Silent Killers
The Obama campaign touts a commander in chief who never flinches, but the truth is more complex. How the president came to embrace a new way of war.
‘Like Something Out of a Spy Thriller’
Meet our man in Beijing—the calm in the China storm.
The Things War Makes You See
As thousands of veterans return, one reporter faces the abyss—and survives.
French Foreign Minister
Undiplomatic top diplomat.
The Taliban’s New Strategy
The guerrillas use teams of young techies to attack Afghan cities.
Turn On The Lights—Please
A message from Bjørn Lomborg to organizers of the Rio+20 environmental summit: poverty pollutes.
Life After A Warlord
As Charles Taylor awaits sentencing, his ex-wife and Liberia are quietly moving on.
Tel Aviv's Dynamic Life Cycle
Etgar Keret on a beguiling bubble in Israel.
Meet Igor the Tank Engineer
Who needs the urban elites when you have Russia’s heartland?
The cofounder of PayPal shoots for the stars.
London’s Last Waltz
With Europe on the brink, the U.K. faces its own crises.
Will the Euro Zone Go Up in Smoke?
A new French president and Greek drama are fanning the flames of crisis.
Banana Wars and Chaste Cheerleaders
A Villain Worthy of Shakespeare
Russia’s underground theater takes on Putin.
The Flame-Haired Martyr
Rebekah Brooks’s strategy of victimhood.
The French Connection
Their teacher tried to tell them they were headed for trouble, but high on risk and volatility, the Quants of France didn’t listen.
Let the Games Begone
Sochi, the site for the 2014 winter Olympics, just happens to be where the Russians dispossessed an entire nation exactly 150 years earlier. the survivors’ descendants say it was genocide—and now they’re demanding justice.
The absence of Venezuela’s leader spawns cannibalistic power grabs in Caracas. Kansas it ain’t.
The Irresistible Islamist
Dan Ephron on Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, who may be Egypt’s next president.
Yousaf Raza Gilani
The Supreme Court calls for an “Arab Spring” uprising.
The Lost Children of Nuba
A refugee camp in South Sudan overflows with orphans fleeing bombs and starvation.