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A Paradise in Crisis

A Paradise in Crisis

The Male International Airport is unlike anywhere else in the Republic of the Maldives. When I landed in September, I sa...
Hope Amid Europe’s Ticking Time Bomb

Hope Amid Europe’s Ticking Time Bomb

Greece was dying in the summer of 2013, and the drama around the event was as poignant as anything Sophocles has written...
5 Points About Trump’s Speech on Jerusalem

5 Points About Trump’s Speech on Jerusalem

1. “My announcement today marks the beginning of a new approach to conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.&r...
Trump is No Friend of the Iranian People

Trump is No Friend of the Iranian People

When President Donald Trump announced his administration’s long-awaited policy toward Iran this month, including h...
5 Times Malala Has Owned Her Critics

5 Times Malala Has Owned Her Critics

One would have thought that a 15-year-old girl shot in the head for speaking out in favor of education for girls would b...
The Death of the “Father of International Law”
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The Death of the “Father of International Law”

Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni, an Egyptian-born legal scholar whose expertise in international criminal law brought him globa...
Don’t Blame the Media for Silence on the Rohingya
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Don’t Blame the Media for Silence on the Rohingya

It’s now common among many activist circles to position any championed cause as the overlooked issue by the mass (...
Debts of Blood: My Trips to Pakistan and Back
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Debts of Blood: My Trips to Pakistan and Back

The last time I went to Pakistan was on a whim. I booked a ticket in London, flying from the Old World to the East, and ...



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