Nowhere to Turn: a Nepali Cab Driver in Qatar

J. Zach Hollo & Xiran Liu

Sarun, a cab driver in Qatar, had not been paid in nearly four months. His family back home in Nepal desperately needed the money. He hadn't been home in two years, and his boss controlled his passport. All Sarun could do was wait.

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Nayef Al-Rodhan

Technology's forward march will require us to reconsider and even rewrite the rules of war.

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John Schmidt

A personal account of how the largest and most important trade agreement in world history finally got done.

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As Hungary’s leader stamps out democratic freedoms, the EU searches for the tools to respond. Can a dictatorship be born in the EU?

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A former revolutionary and a Chinese billionaire have teamed up to build a second Panama Canal, this time in Nicaragua. Like the first one, it’s a colonial venture.

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