TINY EMIRATE TINYURLS
Why Did Qatar Try to Hack Syrian Opposition Leaders?
The Very Different Fates of Russia’s Redheaded ‘Spies’
NOT A DROP TO DRINK
Gaza’s Dying of Thirst
With Gaza’s water system on the verge of “collapse” a humanitarian catastrophe looms, including potential epidemics. The consequences will reach far beyond Gaza’s borders.
Russia’s Big Space Fail Exposes Putin Era’s Soviet Reflexes
The American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut were weightless on the edge of space, then falling fast. They’re okay. But Moscow’s pride was badly hurt.
Trump’s WWE Buddies Are Deeply In Bed With Saudi Regime
Donald Trump’s ties to the WWE go way back. The WWE’s are more recent, but they are very lucrative indeed. Will the Khashoggi scandal make them back off?
ON AND ON
The 'Stan: Comics of America's Longest War
A reflection on years of conflict in Afghanistan as a war correspondent, David Axe speaks to the time there, and the future to come.
American Pastor Released by Turks After Two Years
Turkish President Erdogan jailed the Presbyterian minister hoping to trade him for a rival in the United States. The Trump administration slapped sanctions on Turkey instead.
Pope Francis Finally Accepts Toxic Cardinal’s Resignation
After weeks of calls for the pontiff to accept his resignation, the beleaguered archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been let go.
Inside Kim Jong Un’s Courtship of Pope Francis
An apostolic voyage to North Korea would legitimize Kim, maybe even more than Trump’s ‘love.’ But what’s in it for Pope Francis? Or North Korea’s Christians?