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vol. 10, issue 11 - August, 2017
Russia, America, and the Conspiratorial Worldview
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This detail from an early-20th-century image over the entrance to an arms factory in Belgium depicts a European arms manufacturer selling a gun to a darker-skinned purchaser in an exotic setting.
vol. 6, issue 3 - December, 2012
In 2007, Russia planted a titanium flag in the chilly arctic depths at the North Pole.
vol. 5, issue 11 - August, 2012
In the late 19th century, humanitarian intervention was a popular idea among U.S. citizens. In this detail from a political cartoon, a caring woman whose garment reads "liberty" symbolizes this impulse.
vol. 5, issue 9 - June, 2012
The statue of Saddam Hussein topples in Baghdad's Firdos Square on April 9, 2003.
vol. 5, issue 7 - April, 2012
In the last fifty years, global agricultural practices have favored growing ever fewer varieties of high-yielding crops, leading to fears that the loss of genetic diversity in food leaves the growing human population exposed to risks of food shortages from disease, pests, and climate change.
vol. 5, issue 4 - January, 2012
Soldiers patrol the boundary between Eritrea and Ethiopia after two years of fighting in 2000.
vol. 5, issue 1 - October, 2011
A U.S. Coast Guard sailor stands guard over more than 40,000 pounds of Latin American cocaine seized in 2007 and valued at around $500 million.
vol. 4, issue 12 - September, 2011
A ship moves along the Bosporus through Istanbul, part of the only sea route from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean.
vol. 4, issue 11 - August, 2011
A projection of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange looms over author Micah Sifry (left) and activist Daniel Ellsberg during a video conference in June 2010.
vol. 4, issue 10 - July, 2011
President Jimmy Carter offers a toast to Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi, calling Iran 'an island of stability in one of the more troubled areas of the world.'
vol. 4, issue 8 - May, 2011
Haiti's National Palace, the president's official residence, stands in ruins following the January 12, 2010 earthquake.
vol. 4, issue 5 - February, 2011
Soccer fans, painted in the colors of South Africa's flag, celebrate the coming of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to South Africa.
vol. 3, issue 10 - July, 2010
In 2005, Dr. Terrence Tumpey, a Center for Disease Control Microbiologist, examines recreated 1918 Pandemic Influenza Virus to help understand its particularly deadly effects.
vol. 3, issue 8 - May, 2010
A sign illustrating Level 5 Water Restrictions in Goulburn, New South Wales, 2006, during the worst of Australia's decade-long drought.
vol. 3, issue 7 - April, 2010
Dry Days Down Under: Australia and the World Water Crisis
UPDATE: This article was updated on January 26, 2011
A collection of packaged food items.
vol. 3, issue 6 - March, 2010
The National Bank of Slovakia, with an image of the 1 Euro Coin posted on the building. Despite their shared history, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have taken considerably different approaches to participation in the EU, redefining what it means to be European in the process.
vol. 2, issue 11 - August, 2009
A marooned boat on what used to be the shore of the shrinking Aral Sea. After their 1991 independence, there was a guarded optimism surrounding the five countries of Central Asia. Today, despite the region's strategic and petroleum importance, the future of these new states appears beached by struggling economies, corruption, authoritarian politics, and the global drug trade.
vol. 2, issue 10 - July, 2009
The Kenya flag.
vol. 1, issue 7 - April, 2008
Flags at Hague Convention
vol. 1, issue 4 - January, 2008

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