Lessons from the Bergdahl affair. Kelley Vlahos reports on the podcast Serial and what it has to teach us.

The alternative to regime change in Iran. Akbar Ganji makes the case that the recent Iranian elections create an opportunity for Iranian civil society.

Iran’s election results show the pendulum swinging away from hard-liners. Rouzbeh Parsi interprets the recent Iranian elections.

Marco Rubio: the neocons’ last stand? Christopher Preble comments on the foreign policy significance of Rubio’s failed presidential campaign.

The Madhesis’ struggle for place. Hanna Hindstrom reports on the plight of the Madhesi community and the recent violence in southern Nepal.