Daniel Mendelsohn on the Odyssey


An Interview with Daniel Mendelsohn


The classicist and acclaimed critic talks about about why the Odyssey has survived for so long.

Original Sin


Corruption: it’s everywhere. An excellent new history of the subject helps explain why.

Getting Europe Right

An Interview with Amb. Stuart Eizenstat


The world’s leading advocate for restitution discusses why they remain so critical and what’s ahead for the trans-Atlantic relationship.

  Alexei Ratmansky on ballet, Balanchine, and Strauss

Lord of the Dance

An Interview with Alexei Ratmansky


We spoke with the MacArthur Fellow about why dance will always be part of human life.

How to Fight Financial Terrorism


FROM THE REPORT Illicit finance is the lifeblood of many groups and organizations acting directly to the interests of global security.