How the CIA Helped Prevent the Next 9/11
Tragic Bus Plunge, Brutal Protest, and a Paralyzed Diver
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FRIENDS IN NEED
Pakistan Shakes Down Weakened Saudi Prince for $6 Billion
Pakistan’s Imran Khan rushed to support Mohammed bin Salman as the Khashoggi murder case destroyed the kingdom’s credibility—and the move paid off.
As India Decriminalizes Gay Sex, Other Countries May Follow
The repeal of the colonial-era Section 377 in India, the world’s second most populous country, could have enormous consequences—not least in neighboring Bangladesh and Pakistan.
HARD SOFT POWER
China’s Plans For World Conquest? Easy Credit
With U.S. financial power under Trump confused and dwindling, China’s carefully calculated chokehold over entire nations, entire economies, is paying off.
THE WRATH OF KHAN
Nuclear-Armed Pakistan Just Got a Lot More Dangerous
There is compelling evidence that the Pakistani army is supporting Imran Khan, intimidating his opponents and suppressing the press to get him into power.
WAR WITHOUT END
The Real Reasons We’re Losing the Afghanistan War
A highly decorated Special Operations commander looks at much that has gone wrong in America's longest war, and what ought to be done to set things straight.
Hot Under the Collar
When Clothing Labels Are a Matter of Life or Death
Five years after 1,134 people died in the Rana Plaza garment factory catastrophe, what’s changed?