Christian Caryl

Christian Caryl is an editor at the Opinions section of The Washington Post and the author of Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the Twenty-First Century. (March 2020)


Vladimir Putin with Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Moscow, November 2019

A History of Assassinations

The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia’s Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad

by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan

From Russia with Blood: The Kremlin’s Ruthless Assassination Program and Vladimir Putin’s Secret War on the West

by Heidi Blake

March 12, 2020 issue

A surveillance photo released by the Boston Police Department during its search for the Tsarnaev brothers, showing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in a gas station while fleeing the police, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 18, 2013

The Bombs in Boston

The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy

by Masha Gessen

Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice

by Scott Helman and Jenna Russell

June 25, 2015 issue

Yazidi men from Sinjar, northern Iraq, at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of the Kurdish-controlled town of Derek, Syria, after fleeing Islamic State militants, August 2014

The Small Sects Under Fire

Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East

by Gerard Russell, with a foreword by Rory Stewart

December 4, 2014 issue

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