Kathy Gilsinan

Kathy Gilsinan is an associate editor at The Atlantic, where she covers global affairs. She was previously senior editor at World Politics Review.

How the World Changed in 2014

From industrial robots to wheat production to female billionaires, the statistics that lurked behind the scenes this year

Thanksgiving in a Foxhole, 1950

U.S. soldiers had a holiday meal during the first November of the Korean War, expecting to be home by Christmas. Shortly afterward, the conflict changed.

The Geography of Terrorism

More than 80 percent of last year's terrorism fatalities occurred in just five countries.

Jihad, by Cruise Ship

Interpol says foreign fighters are traveling to Syria and Iraq "more and more" by sea. But that doesn't make land routes any less important.