A short version of the documentary Down from the Mountains, which focuses on three children left behind by migrant parents in the mountains of southwest China, is featured on The Atlantic Selects.
In December, Haider al-Abadi declared victory over ISIS. But with Iranian militias still empowered and tensions with the Kurds high, challenges to peace remain.
Bernie Krisher helped bring free journalism to Cambodia. Now, as the country reverts to autocracy, his paper has been shut down. Will he survive the heartbreak? Will Cambodia?
A new law seeks to protect “human dignity” on the internet.
In the background of September's independence referendum, the fate of persecuted groups like the Shabak hangs in the balance.
Far from trying to “Islamicize” the country, some Syrian refugees find its version of Islam too conservative for their taste.
When a would-be reformer meets one of the most corrupt institutions in a country infamous for graft.
King Salman's historic visit to Indonesia is the culmination of a 37-year-long Saudi campaign for cultural influence in the world's largest Muslim nation.
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?
Iranian asylum seekers in Germany are converting to Christianity and filling pews in churches across Germany. What's the reason for this phenomenon?
They can see the global culture via satellite television, but cannot touch it, except to purchase the veneer on Amazon.
A close call on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone, where the epidemic has ended but fear of the disease persists.