July 31, 2015 /
Replacing America’s 14 nuclear-armed submarines with 12 new ones is said to be the Navy's highest priority. Vice Admiral Michael Connor says that buying too few could tempt adversaries.
July 31, 2015
The Pentagon plans to replace the current nuclear arsenal, including 12 new nuclear armed submarines in the coming decades. But can the United States afford this and is it necessary?
July 30, 2015 /
Maintaining a ship like the USS Pennsylvania, a nuclear submarine on active patrol in the Pacific, takes coordination. A PBS NewsHour crew witnesses a rarely seen resupply of the stealth warship.
July 24, 2015
"Everyday Africa" and other Pulitzer Center grantees included in the Atlantic's Roughly Top 100 non-fiction pieces of 2014.
July 22, 2015 /
Al Jazeera America
With domestic dissatisfaction on the rise, Tunisia has become the top contributor of young foreign recruits to radical Islam's war in Syria.
July 16, 2015
Ukraine's government is set to completely change many of the Soviet-style state institutions, but it has a short window of opportunity and the notoriously corrupt police force is its main priority.
July 15, 2015 /
The New Yorker
People, and countries, put up monuments to display what they think of history and of themselves. They tear down monuments for the same reason.
June 27, 2015 /
In the wake of the worst assault in the country's modern history, some wonder whether Tunis has paid too little heed to growing extremism in its midst.
June 22, 2015
Ukraine's struggle to build a national identity dates back to the Cold-War. Facing more recent territorial struggles over the Crimea, how will the country's citizens choose to define themselves?
June 15, 2015 /
Ukraine's history of foreign conquest, most recently Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, precludes any clear sense of Ukrainian identity. Could nationalism help mend Ukraine's sectarian violence?