The Atlantic 201612

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  1. The Lessons of Henry Kissinger

    The legendary and controversial statesman criticizes the Obama Doctrine, talks about the main challenges for the next president, and explains how to avoid war with China.

  2. China’s Great Leap Backward

    The country has become repressive in a way that it has not been since the Cultural Revolution. What does its darkening political climate—and growing belligerence—mean for the United States?

  3. How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts

    Modern slot machines develop an unbreakable hold on many players—some of whom wind up losing their jobs, their families, and even, as in the case of Scott Stevens, their lives.

  4. An Era for Women Artists?

    Nearly half a century ago, a feminist art historian asked why there had been no great female artists. A new wave of all-women exhibitions revives the question—and suggests a new answer.

  5. Fiction: Novostroïka

    His apartment had no heat. Worse: Council officials said his building did not exist.

  6. What Obama Got Right

    The outgoing president has resolved old problems and avoided new ones.

  7. Big in Kyrgyzstan: The World Nomad Games

    A rougher, shaggier answer to the Olympics

  8. The Stolen-Valor Detective

    Staff Sergeant Anthony Anderson’s mission to name and shame people who pretend to be military heroes

  9. Why Kids Need Recess

    And why it’s endangered

  10. Baby, Monitored

    Parents can remotely track infants’ heart rate, their mood, and their every move—but should they?

  11. Using Leeches to Forecast the Weather

    A very short book excerpt

  12. The First Troll

    The wicked vendettas of Thomas De Quincey, the author of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  13. Zadie Smith’s Dance of Ambivalence

    Her new novel, Swing Time, explores how dance can and can’t transcend racial barriers.

  14. The Accidental Patriots

    Many Americans could have gone either way during the Revolution.

  15. The Case Against Cats

    The animal so many dote on is among the world’s most destructive predators.

  16. A Portrait of ‘Literary Malice’

    In his most recent book, Alex Beam details the disintegration of Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson’s friendship.

  17. The Conversation

    Readers respond to our September story on head transplants as the next frontier of medicine, an essay by Ta-Nehisi Coates on O. J. Simpson in our October issue, and more.

  18. What Is the Most Interesting Family in History?

    A big question

  19. Cricket

    A poem