How much change do Iranians want? Hooman Majd comments on the recent Iranian elections.

Obama’s long game in Cuba. William LeoGrande makes the case that normalization with Cuba will gradually improve political conditions on the island.

The killing field of South Sudan. Nicholas Kristof describes the dismal conditions in South Sudan after years of civil war.

More African elephants are being killed than are being born. Siobhan O’Grady reports on the increase of elephant deaths from poachers.

Across Middle East, doctors are being killed like never before. Colum Lynch reports on the bombing of medical facilities by Russian and Syrian forces in Syria and the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.