At Debate, Trump Praise for Tiananmen Square Massacre Sparks Outrage Online

"Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength."

Mic Check – Boko Haram Strikes Again, a Unified Theory of Jerks, and Peter Dinklage

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 5, 2014.

The Story Behind the Iconic 'Tank Man' Photo That Changed the World

25 years later, 100,000 people gathered in Hong Kong to commemorate how important of an event this really was

Mic Check – The Bergdahl Saga Continues, Syria 'Votes' and the End of Handwriting

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 4, 2014.

13 Photos of the Tiananmen Square Massacre That China Doesn't Want the World to See

It's not just 'Tank Man' that China is trying to scrub from history.

Your Halloween Party Cheat Sheet For Sounding Smart About Foreign Affairs

These foreign affairs topics will not only make you sound smart at your Halloween party, they'll also freak everyone out.


Taksim Square Protest: Erdem Gunduz Inspires Hundreds With Silent Vigil in Taksim Square

Inspired by the silent vigil of Erdem Gunduz, the spread of silent protests in Turkey highlights the symbolic power of determined collective resistance.

6 Shocking Things Censored by the Chinese Government

Along with big yellow ducks, here is a list of some of the other bizarre things that the Chinese government has censored, from penis-shaped buildings to empty chairs.

3 Times Students Rose Up and Changed History

Today student protests both large and small occur frequently across campuses worldwide, but what are the most well known protests in history, and what were the students protesting then?

Ai Weiwei Documentary Reveals Role of Art and Agitation in Improving Human Rights in China

Go see Alison Kayman's documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry." It's clear Ai is helping build a new world for human rights in China that can't be ignored for long.

Al-Jazeera Reporter Expelled from China: What Does This Mean for Media Relations?

Al-Jazeera English correspondent Melissa Chan was expelled from China; pundits describe the situation as a 14-year low for overseas journalists. However, Chan's case may be especially unique.