Nauru: A Cautionary Tale
Today in our Best of 2015 series, we highlight Vlad Sokhin’s contribution to the latest issue of World Policy Journal. In this winter's Portfolio section, Sokhin documents life in Nauru, where the land has been stripped bare and the hulking shells of its last industry sit abandoned in the tropical sun.
The Changing Face of Cuba
As part of our Best of 2015 series, we revisit Amanda Mattingly’s portrait of the changing cultural scene in Cuba in the latest issue of World Policy Journal. The island nation continues to grapple with its changing identity, weighing how to attract U.S. investments and tourists while maintaining its unique culture and socialist ideals.
The Smallest Country with the Biggest Mouth
By Joseph Naeem
Iran, the Islamic State, and the Perversion of Islam
By Maryam Rajavi
It seems that for all our progress in social and human development, with each new generation radical factions emerge, shaking the world with their ability to convince ordinary people to commit unspeakable atrocities.
DIY in Damascus: Besieged Rooftop Gardens
This article was originally published by Syria Deeply.
By Youmna al-Dimashqi
Back to the Future of our Planet
By David A. Andelman
The Cost of Telling the Truth
This post was originally published by NY City Lens.
Civil War: Unlikely in Burundi
While the number of Burundians fleeing south toward Tanzania continues to rise, members of the ruling party uphold their commitment to public works projects every Saturday morning. Pictured here is construction of the Kugasaka stadium in Ngozi.