"Misapplying the theory I mislearned in college."
The U.S. air-power lobby, botched bombing missions, and bootless combat.
[Six Questions ] | Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton on Women in Clothes, by Maya Dukmasova
Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton discuss how the clothes we wear shape our lives
Obama announces air strikes in Iraq; a monsoon superfloods India; and California nudists cover up for the Man
Rebecca Solnit on silencing women, a Marine commander returns to Iraq, the decline of PBS, and more
“To compete with tight-fisted, export-driven Germany, France needs to devalue its currency, but it can’t, since it doesn’t have its own currency.”
Can Obama’s new campaign bring change?
ISIL murders journalist Steven Sotloff; Satan in Moscow and Detroit; and Florida police play Cherries Waffles Tennis
What Japan’s automats portend for American restaurant chains
An alumnus reflects on the possibility of female students at Deep Springs
Kurdish and Shia forces battle ISIL in Iraq; a ceasefire takes hold in Gaza; and Barack Obama’s audacious taupe
William Deresiewicz discusses the miseducation of the American elite
At the New Museum’s latest show, Arab artists take up — and look past — regional politics to question their own modes of expression
Demilitarizing Ferguson; the disparate fates of Middle East hostages; and the long and short of German sausages