The Atlantic Baku 2017: The Islamic Solidarity Games 2017-05-23T14:40:55.000000000-04:00 For the past ten days in Baku, Azerbaijan, 6,000 athletes from 54 nations competed in 21 sports during the 4th iteration of the Islamic Solidarity Games. Survivors Respond to ‘My Family’s Slave’ 2017-05-23T14:40:05.000000000-04:00 As numerous readers have written, one of the most moving aspects of “My Family’s Slave” is that Alex Tizon was… Catholic Populists Have to Respect the Pope, But They Love Trump 2017-05-23T14:40:00.000000000-04:00 How will they square their religious obligations with their political desires as the U.S. president visits the Vatican? What Progressives Miss About Arms Sales 2017-05-23T14:34:55.000000000-04:00 Celebrating their success in retaining blue-collar jobs is one way Republicans are winning the votes of working-class Americans. Trump Leaves Israel Pushing Peace, but Staying Vague 2017-05-23T13:01:32.000000000-04:00 The president says both the Palestinians and the Israelis are ready for a deal. But no one can figure out exactly what he's going for. The Manchester Attack Shows How Terrorists Learn 2017-05-23T12:59:51.000000000-04:00 Can governments be as innovative about saving lives? The Ideology of an Ariana Grande Concert 2017-05-23T12:51:15.000000000-04:00 Her career of female self-determination demonstrates the rights of religion, sexuality, and expression that much terrorism seeks to undo. The 18 Independent Agencies Trump Wants to Eliminate 2017-05-23T12:48:00.000000000-04:00 The president’s budget suggests entirely eliminating these bodies, from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the National Endowment for the Arts. Trump's Cuts to SNAP and Social Security Would Hit the Rust Belt Hard 2017-05-23T12:43:33.000000000-04:00 The president’s full budget includes reductions in income-support programs that core Republican voters rely on—more so than other groups do. The Explosion in Manchester 2017-05-23T12:31:00.000000000-04:00 U.K. police said at least 22 people are dead and 59 injured following the incident at Manchester Arena.