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The Barber of Aleppo

Jack Cheng recalls the time he spent on archeological digs in Syria, and wonders what happened to the kind people he encountered. Continue reading

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‘All the Foreign Ladies’: The Case Against Saving Global Women and Girls

Why is it we think women in Afghanistan or Iraq or anywhere they might wear a veil need saving? Sayantani DasGupta looks at the irony in saving women with bombs and drones. Continue reading

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Apocalypse Soon

The Book of Revelation got it wrong: there are SEVEN Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Continue reading

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Obama With a Thousand Faces

Perceptions of Obama from 2008 endure, on both right and left—and none of them are true. Greg Olear points out seven things the President is not. Continue reading

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