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Posted inAccountability

Women & War: 1. Female engagement team

Before their mission, female Marines at Camp Lejeune, N.C., learn about Afghan culture and language. On the eve of their departure, they say goodbye to their families. Mark Schapiro talks by Skype with journalist Mimi Wells on assignment for CIR in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6   TRANSCRIPT: Mark Schapiro: Today, we’re talking with […]

Posted inMoney and Politics

Green war in the skies: U.S. airlines vs. EU emissions law

This story appears in the current Green Report on TheAtlantic.com. Photo courtesy Rene Schwietzke/Flickr Planes flying over the North Atlantic, where the Arctic and Caribbean air currents collide, are generally accustomed to heavy turbulence. But there is something new happening in that airspace that is creating profound turbulence on the ground: The EU is now […]

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Global Digest: Forest Fight Turns Brutal for Russian Journalists

Journalists in Russia have long faced often brutal retaliation for their reporting into organized crime and the corruption of public officials. Now that violence appears to be hitting journalists reporting on one of the country’s most high-profile environmental battles—over the government’s plan to pave a highway through one of the last remaining pristine forests in western Russia.