- The Calvert Journal looks inside the world of korobka, the rough-and-ready football played in courtyard cages in Russia.
- Iraqi antiquities officials are calling for the Obama administration to save Nineveh and other sites around jihadist-occupied Mosul.
- “I’m not sure if we’ve learned all the lessons about what we did wrong after July 7 – and I am even less sure that other countries have learned from our mistakes” says Dr. H.A. Hellyer, a non-resident fellow at Brookings.
- Everything is expensive by historical standards. Neil Irwin explains why.
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