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September 20, 2021 Issue
How a Syrian War Criminal and Double Agent Disappeared in Europe
In the bloody civil war, Khaled al-Halabi switched sides. But what country does he really serve?
By Ben TaubSeptember 13, 2021
September 13, 2021 Issue
The Other Afghan Women
In the countryside, the endless killing of civilians turned women against the occupiers who claimed to be helping them.
By Anand GopalSeptember 6, 2021
August 23, 2021 Issue
Britain’s Idyllic Country Houses Reveal a Darker History
Great estates are among the country’s treasures. But their connections to slavery and colonialism are forcing visitors to reckon with myths they may not want to abandon.
By Sam KnightAugust 16, 2021
August 9, 2021 Issue
The Big Money Behind the Big Lie
Donald Trump’s attacks on democracy are being promoted by rich and powerful conservative groups that are determined to win at all costs.
By Jane MayerAugust 2, 2021
July 5, 2021 Issue
Kyle Rittenhouse, American Vigilante
After he killed two people in Kenosha, opportunists turned his case into a polarizing spectacle.
By Paige WilliamsJune 28, 2021
June 21, 2021 Issue
Learning to Ski in a Country of Beginners
As China prepares to host the Winter Olympics, its people get on skis.
By Peter HesslerJune 14, 2021
June 14, 2021 Issue
The Murder Scandalizing Brazil’s Evangelical Church
Flordelis became famous as a gospel singer, a pastor, and a politician. Then her husband was killed.
By Jon Lee AndersonJune 7, 2021
May 31, 2021 Issue
The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush
Cell phones and electric cars rely on the mineral, causing a boom in demand. Locals are hunting for this buried treasure—but are getting almost none of the profit.
By Nicolas NiarchosMay 24, 2021
May 17, 2021 Issue
Robinhood’s Big Gamble
In eliminating barriers to investing in the stock market, is the app democratizing finance or encouraging risky behavior?
By Sheelah KolhatkarMay 10, 2021
April 12, 2021 Issue
By Raffi KhatchadourianMay 1, 2021
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