Outlook & Opinions

Iranians Like Us. Really.


Azadeh Moaveni


| Many Iranians think the 'Great Satan' is just great. It's their own president they hate.

Ready for Madame President?


Cathy Tinsley


| Female candidates still suffer from subtle biases.

Take Me Out to the Opera


Emily Langer


| A young opera lover laments its demise.

Stuck in Syria, With No Way Home


Jonathan Finer and Jennifer Rikoski


| Damascus is the epicenter of the Middle East's gravest humanitarian disaster since 1948.

Subprime Hall of Slime


Kathleen Day


| There are plenty of inductees in this year's class.

How Did He Get There?


How presidential nominees choose their running mates.

Tom Ricks's Inbox


It's now safer to drive around Iraq.

Slate's Reading List


What's worth reading this week.

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