An Endemic, an Enigma: Ebola in West Africa

How to fight an infectious disease in the developing world.

Scotland Decides

Two Scottish writers explore the pros and cons of the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence.

Being Stupid

In the recent chaos of the world, smart might be stupid, and stupid might be smart.

The Ethics of Fighting with Terrorists

New Kurdish allies may create a legal problem for the United States concerning its terrorism laws.

The Union Flak

Why a few spats won’t spell the end of the Anglo-American alliance

Britain and China: The New Deal on Nuclear Power and High-Speed Rail

The past month’s agreements on nuclear power and rail lines are unprecedented between the two countries.