geopolitics

Did a Man With a Bottle Up His Ass Inspire the Breakup of Yugoslavia?

When geopolitics and butt stuff collided in the mid-1980s, it changed the map of Europe forever

LSD Perfume and Exploding Seashells: The 40-Year History of CIA Plots to Kill Castro

A cache of recently declassified documents — a treasure trove of formerly top-secret information — detail these James Bond-worthy murder attempts

The Kitchen Nightmares of Cooking for a Dictator

What we can learn about Saddam Hussein and Idi Amin from the people who fed them every day

The College Kid Behind Blistering Parody ‘Capitalism Is Good’ Is Caught in a Culture War

Boston Roundface is a new generation of Chinese YouTuber: educated, fluent in irony, disillusioned by America and apathetic to China

Frozen in Exile