Matt Schiavenza

Matt Schiavenza is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He is a former global-affairs writer for the International Business Times and Atlantic senior associate editor.

How the Giants Hacked Baseball's Postseason

With an experienced manager and a deep bullpen, San Francisco has reached its third World Series in five years despite less-than-exceptional regular season success.

An Egyptian Intervention in Libya

Three years after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the country remains unable to combat an Islamist insurgency without outside help.

Ireland's Gutsy Tax Gambit

By closing the "double Irish" loophole, the country is betting that tech companies need it more than it needs them.

China's Forgotten Liberal Hero

Hu Yaobang, whose death 25 years ago triggered the Tiananmen Square protests, served China in an era of unprecedented openness.