June 29, 2018Nigeria
The interview—Falmata’s first—took place in the village of Shekau in Yobe state. VOA notes the village’s isolation and how villagers avoid mentioning it is the birthplace of Abubakar Shekau.
November 21, 2017Saudi Arabia
A road trip among ordinary Saudis revealed high hopes, and hardly any worries, about the country's new political era.
September 18, 2017Russia
Scapegoating Facebook is an easy way to explain the relative success of Russia's influence operations during the U.S. election in 2016. However it distracts from more fundamental questions on how ele…
May 6, 2011Politics and Government
A snow-covered porcelain elephant, painted to represent the Republican Party. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The bipartisan spirit that emerged in the country after the killing of O…