Publications

Foreign Policy

Meet the New House of Saud

King Salman’s pre-dawn shake-up of the royal family marks the true start of his reign. Will it smooth things over with Washington?

Kashmir's War on Drugs

Thousands of young Muslim men in Kashmir have turned to opiates to dull the trauma of a childhood marked by violence and death.

Haiti: Paradise Is Overbooked

In 2013, the Haitian government began seizing land on a picturesque island to construct a $260 million tourism hot spot. Two years later, the country's opaque land laws have all but sunk the project.

Stalling Justice in Sri Lanka

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.

India: Eat, Pray, Leeches

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?

Southeast Asia: Death Rides a Moto

The world's most pressing public health crisis isn't AIDS or Ebola or malaria—it's a soaring number of motorcycle fatalities. And it's costing developing countries billions.

Kiribati: Exile by Another Name

A migrant farmer from the tiny island nation of Kiribati is a test case for determining whether millions of people, pushed from their homes by climate change, will be acknowledged –– or forgotten.