What Star Trek’s Mr. Spock taught us about foreign policy

Leonard Nimoy's character was a key part of the Star Trek's idealist vision.

Watch: Israeli politician’s awkward imitation Frank Underwood from ‘House of Cards’

Former ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren tries to sound like Kevin Spacey's scheming character.

Why an American blogger was hacked to death in Bangladesh

A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger was murdered in Dhaka because of his secular views on religion, particularly Islam.

John Legend took a strong, moral stand at the Oscars. Now he’s performing in Bahrain.

"I hope that you will think deeply about the implications of performing in a country like today's Bahrain, where the violence of an unaccountable police against peaceful protestors mirrors everything against which you have spoken out at home."

After South Korea legalizes adultery, stock value of condom manufacturer spikes

In the past, South Koreans could face up to two years in prison for affairs.

The Obama-Netanyahu fight over Iran, explained

The White House sees a controversial speech before Congress by the Israeli prime minister as a deliberate attempt to undermine U.S.-Iran negotiations.

Chart: The sad state of religious freedom around the world

77 percent of the world's population lived in countries with "high" or "very high" levels of restriction on religion in 2013.

Watch: Islamic State militants smash ancient, irreplaceable artifacts with sledgehammers

The jihadists destroyed relics and artifacts dating back to the 7th century BC.

Mohammed Emwazi and the debate over poverty’s link to terrorism

Jihadi John's economic background was, for want of a better term, strikingly normal.

Austria is taking controversial steps to tighten a 100-year-old ‘Law on Islam’

The revamped law restricts foreign financing and requires imams to speak German.

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