Middle East

Arts, Culture & Media

Dance parties return to Baghdad

Two years after Iraq declared victory of the Islamic State, Baghdad has slowly began to change its image. A first of its kind dance party was held in the capital city, breathing new life in a city that has become known for violence since the 2003 US-led invasion.

Politics

Things That Go Boom: Is America's foreign policy for sale?

Think tanks with nonprofit status aren't required to say much of anything when it comes to the source of their funding — whether it be billionaires or foreign governments. That can become a problem when such organizations significantly influence foreign policy — such as the Iran nuclear deal — without disclosing to whom they are financially beholden.

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Conflict & Justice

Massive Protests Continue in Egypt

As the political tumult in Egypt enters an eighth day, the government of  authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak suffered a major blow last night when the Army announced that it would not use violence to suppress the opposition movement that has formed aga