Sunday, January 31

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The Parrots of Serenity Park

The surprising bond between damaged birds and traumatized veterans.

Thursday, January 28

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The Unlikely Revolutionary

A father’s search for meaning and justice five years after his son was killed during the Tahrir Square uprising.

Saturday, January 23

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Friday, January 22

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Why Is It So Difficult for Syrian Refugees to Get Into the U.S.?

More than 4 million Syrians have fled the war. 2,647 have made it to the United States.

Wednesday, January 20

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A Deadly Deployment, a Navy SEAL’s Despair

The final days of the last Navy SEAL to die in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, December 30

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Inside Gitmo: America's Shame

Why “the legal equivalent of outer space” continues to exist, fifteen years after 9/11.

Monday, December 21

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Behind the Black Flag: The Recruitment of an ISIS Killer

Since the Syrian rebel leader Hassan Aboud joined ISIS, taking with him fighters and weapons, he has been behind a sprawling mix of battlefield action and crime.

Friday, December 18

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ISIS Is a Revolution

An ethnography.

Friday, December 11

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The Machiavelli of Maryland

Edward Luttwak is a military strategist, a classical scholar, a cattle rancher, and an adviser to presidents, prime ministers, and the Dalai Lama.

Monday, December 7

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The Narco-Terror Trap

The DEA warns that drugs are funding terror. But is the agency stopping threats or staging them?

Friday, November 27

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A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS' Backyard

On a thin sliver of land called Rojava where "rules of the neighboring ISIS caliphate ha[ve] been inverted," a Kurdish Syrian college trains its future autonomous leaders.