January 4, 2017 / Foreign Policy
Rong Xiaoqing
Before she died in prison, 'Sister Ping' smuggled thousands from an obscure middle school to U.S. shores. Some now wish they'd never left.
Elizabeth poses for a photo on Dec. 15, 2015 at the U.N. base in Bentiu, South Sudan. She fled recent fighting in Leer County. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.
January 2, 2017 / Foreign Policy
Cassandra Vinograd
South Sudan’s president has outmaneuvered his opponents politically. Now he has carte blanche to crush them militarily.
December 16, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Alice Su
Chinese authorities speak of terrorism as an ideological problem, but treat it as an ethnic one.
December 7, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Sally H. Jacobs
With the passing of Fidel, a young generation of Cubans worries that the nascent rapprochment with the U.S. may be stalled or worse. Some worry that their future is bleak.
Beginning in September, the Chateau de Pontourny will be used for France's first ever Center for Reintegration and Citizenship, a residential center for the prevention of radicalization. Image by Elisabeth Zerofsky. France, 2016.
September 1, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Elisabeth Zerofsky
France is rolling out an experimental center to de-radicalize homegrown extremists. The problem is no one really knows how to stop a terrorist before he picks up a gun.
July 13, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Emily Baumgaertner
Ebola is not over. Neither is its stigma.
students, fresh graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators come to work on their projects to turn them into viable business models. Juan Herrero / Rwanda.
June 27, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Tik Root
Rwanda wants to create a culture of entrepreneurship. But can it really be done by decree?
Hezbollah Funeral
June 24, 2016 / Foreign Policy
James Harkin
In Assad-controlled regions of Syria, the Lebanese group is making friends, influencing militias, and developing a new model of asymmetric warfare.
May 21, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Will Swanson, Ariel Zirulnick
Meet the khat-chewing, rifle-toting volunteer army that forms Kenya’s first line of defense against the Somali terrorist group.
March 10, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Jillian Keenan
Impoverished young men have menaced the city of Zinder with rapes and murders. Now Boko Haram wants to turn their ultra-violence into a weapon of war.
March 4, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Reese Erlich
Iranians have voted out opponents of the nuclear deal. But they're still worried the United States won't live up to its side of the bargain.
March 1, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Reese Erlich
Tehran says it backs the Syrian cease-fire—but only if it can still hammer “terrorists” the West sees as the valid opposition to Assad.
February 3, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Seema Yasmin
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked—and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.

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