Kathy Gilsinan is an associate editor at
, where she covers global affairs. She was previously senior editor at
World Politics Review
Scottish Independence: What?
A brief guide
Sep 16 2014, 2:30 PM ET
To Kill a Terrorist
The leader of the Somali militant group al-Shabab is dead. Now what?
Sep 7 2014, 12:30 PM ET
'This Country Is at War With Germany'
What Britain's 1939 declaration of war sounded like
Sep 3 2014, 4:02 PM ET
Can an Idea Be Dangerous?
An Australian festival aims to shock and provoke its audience. Does it go too far?
Aug 31 2014, 12:08 PM ET
The Many Ways to Map the Islamic 'State'
Does ISIS control huge swaths of land or a network of roads? It depends on your definition of 'control.'
Aug 27 2014, 3:39 PM ET
Is the 'Sympathy Vote' Real?
How the death of a long-shot Brazilian candidate could make his running mate president
Aug 21 2014, 3:17 PM ET
Humans of the World
Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton takes his craft global, starting with Iraq.
Aug 12 2014, 2:25 PM ET
The Enemy of an Asteroid Is My Friend
Taking the long view on U.S.-Russia planetary defense
Aug 9 2014, 8:00 AM ET
65 Words Just Caused Argentina's $29-Billion Default
A tale of debt and difficult English
Jul 31 2014, 11:59 AM ET
The ISIS Crackdown on Women, by Women
ISIS's all-female brigade and the slowly growing role of female jihadis
Jul 25 2014, 2:35 PM ET
The Downing of MH17: A New Precedent for the World's Battlefields
What the crash of the Malaysia Airlines jet says about the military role of non-state actors
Jul 17 2014, 7:18 PM ET
Interpol at 100: Does the World's Police Force Work?
The agency is battling a new generation of criminals, amid accusations that it has become a tool of dictators.
May 12 2014, 11:53 AM ET
How Obama Can [Verb] to His Way to [Noun]: A Foreign-Policy Mad Lib
You, too, can make your own formulaic policy pitch to the White House!
Jan 24 2013, 10:29 AM ET
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