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April 9, 2019

The Sinking of the M.V. Sewol and the Confusion of Disasters

Sean Lavery on the M.V. Sewol, a South Korean passenger ferry, which sank five years ago, raising questions about authority and trust.

April 8, 2019

Kirstjen Nielsen’s Inevitable Resignation from the Department of Homeland Security

Jonathan Blitzer reports on the surprise resignation of the Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, and the struggle to find a replacement whom President Trump supports.

April 2, 2019

Why Turkey’s Election Results Test Erdoğan’s Grip on Power

Kaya Genç writes about the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose A.K.P. party lost in several major municipal elections that were seen as a referendum on his Presidency.