The Dark Age of Geopolitical Shitposting

From the U.S. to China, Israel to Saudi Arabia, every government has embraced the lowest form of meme warfare

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

Frozen in Exile