March 12, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Callum Macrae
Colombo's new government may bring positive changes. But, the absence of justice for the massacre of thousands of Tamil civilians in "No Fire Zones" at the civil war's end in 2009 still remains.
March 6, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Michael Edison Hayden
Narendra Modi wants India to embrace its traditional systems of medicine, like ayurveda and yoga. But can he convince rich Indians to treat their ailments with lead pills and squirming bugs?
February 26, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Caryle Murphy
Is King Salman's new court a breath of fresh air—or is it reactionaries looking to take the country back in time?
March 31, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
March 29, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jenna Krajeski
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly autocratic rule.
March 18, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Intimate images from Crimea's referendum on independence. Most of the world condemned the vote as illegitimate.
March 17, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Life imitates art in Crimea, where nothing seems real anymore except the tears and the vodka.
March 15, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
The motley Tatar self-defense units of Crimea anxiously patrol a homeland they fear will be ripped from them once again.
March 11, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.
March 6, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
The angry Russian pensioners of Simferopol would rather have the old Soviet dictatorship than European democracy.
February 12, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Tom Hundley
In Indonesia and the Philippines, abortions take place underground. The social costs of these women's secrets can be crushing.
January 23, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
A recent attack on a restaurant favored by foreigners in Afghanistan represents a strategic error for the Taliban.
January 21, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
With elections set to determine who will lead Afghanistan after foreign troops withdraw, the government had a plan to ensure legitimacy. Read about how it's been undone by a technicality.

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