Thriving cults are harming young people in Nigeria Onyinye Edeh Four years after the Chibok kidnapping, little has been done to to protect Nigerians from a militant group that is upending life for millions. In China, country people in a land of drastic change Matthew Chitwood Rural Chinese are adapting to transformation unlike anything seen before. These are some of their stories. New Republic: Karina Piser on what France means when it talks about 'anti-semitism' Projects helping provide Zambian women with better access to land. World Economic Forum: Cynthia Caron on gender parity in Zambia Projects helping provide Zambian women with better access to land. Hoover Institution: Paul Rahe on Turkey's future Is the country no longer part of the West? The New Yorker: Nicholas Schmidle on Virgin Galactic's lead pilot Projects helping provide Zambian women with better access to land. France’s experience with terrorism has upended conceptions about free speech Karina Piser As secularism and Charlie Hebdo become sacred, any criticism of the Republic is considered a threat. WPR: Robbie Corey-Boulet on Mali's turbulent presidential election campaign And other stories making headlines in Africa. Germans face influx of refugees... in 1958 ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT As an ICWA fellow during the Cold War, NYT correspondent David Binder found a previous migrant wave to be a boon for the West. Realpolitik in rural China Matthew Chitwood What Chinese villagers think about a looming trade war. NYT: Shannon Sims on Zanzibar's revolutionary female soccer team Told they couldn't play soccer, the women responded by forming a team. The Nation: Karina Piser on breaking France's race taboo Projects helping provide Zambian women with better access to land.