October 30, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Caryle Murphy
In Saudi Arabia, a new generation is pushing back against the government’s embrace of fundamentalism. But is the kingdom ready for nonbelievers?
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meghan Dhaliwal
This is what dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meg Jones
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
December 21, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
This month Putin surprised even the biggest Russia experts: he pardoned his biggest enemy and critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky. There were some surprises for Putin too from crises regions.
November 18, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
People in a mono-town Asbest are more afraid of anti-asbestos campaign than of asbestos. But now authorities give citizens of Russian mono-towns a chance to escape dependence on a single industry.
November 7, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Brendan Hoffman
How does a small town in the middle of Siberia move forward when the biggest local employer shuts down? Baikalsk is one of hundreds of monotowns across Russia struggling to find an answer.
November 4, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
Majority of Russians say that Lake Baikal should be the symbol of Russia. But in monotown Baikalsk hundreds of workers who lost their jobs this month say they feel cheated by Moscow.
October 22, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The fifth in Jeffrey Stern's series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
October 6, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The fourth in Jeffrey Stern's series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
September 28, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The third in Jeffrey Stern's series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
September 9, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The second in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
August 23, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
Afghan president Hamid Karzai backs a Wahabist warlord as his successor. Why there's more to his latest move than meets the eye.
August 2, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The first in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.

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