October 17, 2016 / The Atlantic
Alice Su
Terror and religious extremism challenge a state unaccustomed to martyrdom narratives. Can a country doing business all over the world really avoid other peoples' politics?
Visiting Trinity Church in Berlin one Sunday in July 2016. Half of the service was translated into Farsi. Image by Laura Kasinof. Germany, 2016.
October 14, 2016 / The Atlantic
Laura Kasinof
Iranian asylum seekers in Germany are converting to Christianity and filling pews in churches across Germany. What's the reason for this phenomenon?
Wilfred Jackson at home
October 13, 2016 / The Atlantic
Brian Castner
They can see the global culture via satellite television, but cannot touch it, except to purchase the veneer on Amazon.
June 21, 2016 / The Atlantic
Emily Baumgaertner
A close call on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone, where the epidemic has ended but fear of the disease persists.
March 30, 2016 / The Atlantic
Emily Baumgaertner
Some West Africans who have beat the deadly disease are now going blind—and doctors, unsure if treatment would unleash the virus back into the population, are powerless to help them.
February 8, 2016 / The Atlantic
Stuart A. Reid
Authoritarian leaders like the Gambia's Yahya Jammeh seem to relish the West's wealth. Why doesn’t the United States use that against them?
February 5, 2016 / The Atlantic
Stuart A. Reid
What happened when 11 exiles armed themselves for a violent night in the Gambia.
January 5, 2016 / The Atlantic
Ana P. Santos, Veejay Villafranca
New infections in the country have skyrocketed, even as they’re declining worldwide. Cebu City, one of the hardest-hit areas, is struggling to control the drug use that’s spreading the virus.
December 23, 2015 / The Atlantic
Diana Crandall, Rebecca Gibian
When Good Tech Goes Bad: One Indigenous Community’s Struggle with Technology.
June 29, 2015 / The Atlantic
David Rohde
The White House has softened its protocol regarding families' private payments to hostage takers. Might the policy actually change terrorist behavior?
June 29, 2015 / The Atlantic
Alice Su
Tunisia’s democratic success has generated a worrying byproduct: religious extremism.
June 26, 2015 / The Atlantic
Ana P. Santos
In the devoutly Catholic Philippines, divorce violates social and religious tradition. For those in unhappy marriages, the law remains rigid.
June 19, 2015 / The Atlantic
Alice Su
When pro-democracy protests failed, one Jordanian teen made a fateful decision: to fight for al-Qaeda.