The Think Tank
ESSAYS, INTERVIEWS, AND GRAPHICS
Are the U.S. airstrikes in Syria legal?
Jason Ralph on why the strikes are not only legitimate but also potentially legal.
The Rise of IS: The view from the Turkish-Syrian border
The good news is the IS may disappear as quickly as it appeared. The bad news is those fighters may be headed home.
Nation-building in the Mideast? What is needed is a Sunni home in Mesopotamia
Jean Daudelin on why its time to reconsider the borders in the Middle East.
Ebola: What Went Wrong
Valerie Percival on what the latest outbreak in West Africa can teach us about our response to infectious disease outbreaks globally.
Digging for truth in Guatemala
Kyle Matthews and photographer Tristan Brand follow the forensic team unearthing and identifying victims of decades of civil war.
Arctic Sovereignty: Fear and Loathing Over Santa’s Workshop
Jeremy Kinsman on Canada's strained relationship with Russia in the Arctic.
The right to know the truth on Gaza and Israel
An interview with the head of the UN’s Gaza investigation, William Schabas.
Pitting capitalism against the climate
With the release of Naomi Klein’s new book on climate change, she talks new economic models, collective action and indigenous rights.
Canada’s pot policies: what happened?
An interview with Dan Werb on what changes in U.S. drug law mean for Canada.
Videos and Graphics
Debating the Drug Reform Revolution
An online panel discussion on some of the most pressing questions around global drug reform. Friday, Sept. 12 at 12 p.m. ET.
Where the Urbanites Are
Urbanization is increasingly an Asian and African phenomenon.
The Green Energy Gap
While the consumption of renewable energy is growing, the world still has a long way to go if it wants to phase out fossil fuels.