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THE SELECTS: Rescuing the Migrants

THE SHOOTER: Sutanta Aditya

Sutanta Aditya is a documentary photographer based in Indonesia. His photographs are focused on human rights, demonstration, conflicts, climate changes, volcanoes and other natural disasters. He is currently a freelance/stringer photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP).<p>Prior to this position, …

Obama holds little hope for Israel-Palestine peace during final term

U.S. President Barack Obama has apparently thrown in the towel in his efforts to foster a peace agreement between Israel and a Palestinian state.<p>In a remarkably candid interview this week with Israel's popular Channel 2 television, Mr. Obama said: "I don't see the likelihood of even a framework …

Mr. President, You are NO Friend of Israel

President Obama, you recently gave an interview to Israeli television claiming you are "the closest thing to a Jew that has ever sat in this office." …

Interviews

THE SELECTS: SCHATZ Images: 25 Years

Prince Harry Joins a Waka Crew During New Zealand Visit

We found #Catwoman at @friezeartfair! By French artist Marie Angeletti. #emptyfrieze 📷: @lfader.

David Letterman Signs Off

Al Gore

Centepod - Noisia

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Secret Files Reveal the Structure of Islamic State

An Iraqi officer planned Islamic State's takeover in Syria and SPIEGEL has been given exclusive access to his papers. They portray an organization …

Why Obama Needs to Get Out of Yemen Fast

There may be no messier spot on the planet than Yemen, and too many nations—Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Gulf states, Iran, and the United States, …

Warren Weinstein and the Long Drone War

“As President and Commander-in-Chief, I take full responsibility for all our counterterrorism operations,” President Obama said in a press conference at the White House on Thursday. Obama was announcing the news that C.I.A. drone strikes in Pakistan last January killed two hostages being held by Al …

National Security

Is Germany Really The Heart Of America's Drone War?

When it comes to the drone war or NSA or the “U.S. war machine,” Germany is no more important to our interests than Belgium or Qatar or Guam. It …

Are Both Kiev and Moscow Fighting the Wrong Wars? Wikistrat Report

With Russia and Ukraine deadlocked in the Donbass region, could it be that each is actually fighting the wrong war?This …

Russia

The Flawed Standard Model of Geopolitics

(Note to Readers: <i>GeoCurrents</i> is now resuming publication after its winter hiatus. Over the next 10 weeks, posts will be oriented toward a weekly …

Americans Want Congress Members To Pee In Cups To Prove They're Not On Drugs

WASHINGTON -- While most Americans like the idea of drug testing for welfare recipients, they LOVE the idea of drug testing for members of Congress.<p>According to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, 64 percent of Americans favor requiring welfare recipients to submit to random drug testing -- a measure …

Record Store Day 2015: The Ultimate Guide

Rock<p>Record Store Day ambassador Dave Grohl leads new releases with Foo Fighters’ <i>Songs From the Laundry Room</i>, a 10-inch featuring two demos, a cover …

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in May?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Film Festivals

'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck': EW review

We gave it an <b>A</b><p>In the opening moments of Brett Morgen’s devastatingly intimate documentary <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>, there’s a series of Super-8 …

Five new albums to try this week: Alabama Shakes, Jlin and more

Music,Culture,Pop and rock,Alabama Shakes,Indie,Rap,Hip-hop,Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All,Electronic music,Dance music<p>From Tyler, the Creator’s latest experimental rap outing to Speedy Ortiz’s 90s-inspired alt-rock, stream five albums out this week. What will you be listening to?<p><b>Why you should</b> …

Pictures of the Week 4.17.15

Chinese New Year

Flip, Inspire, Engage: Welcome to the Flipboard Advertising Blog

Welcome to our newest blog, where we’ll share news about the brands, ads and campaigns on Flipboard, as well as insights, trends and best practices. We hope to contribute to the conversation about brand building, content marketing, native advertising, reaching mobile audiences and other topics …

Advertising