Our sixth annual special issue featuring FP's 100 leading Global Thinkers.
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund on her frustrations with Congress, how the IMF saved Ukraine, and why her institution is poised to be more relevant than ever.
Read Wen Liao's story of China's vampire generation.
Chinese babies accompanied by their parents take part in a baby swimming contest at a stadium in Beijing on Sept. 11, 2010.
A young boy views a private swimming pool in a luxury residential area on Feb. 15, 2005, in Jiangmen, Guangdong province.
A boy gets a haircut at a barbershop on March 6, 2011, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province.
A young boy sits in a Chinese made MG TF sports car at the Nanjing International Auto Expo on Oct. 9, 2007, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province.
A young girl walks past a billboard featuring a yacht during the 11th China International Boat Show at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre on Apr. 8, 2006.
A Chinese boy grimaces in front of screens showing stock indexes at a trading house in Shanghai on June 25, 2010.
A child views residential models during the 2011 Nanjing Spring House Fair on March 18, 2011, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province.
A boy looks on as models pose with a Mercedes-Benz R350 car during a promotion for property owners in a wealthy residential district on Oct. 14, 2006, in Chongqing municipality.
Chinese children attend a computer class to learn how to properly use the Internet on June 7, 2010, in Beijing.
A group of Chinese children learn how to play golf at an exclusive kindergarten in Beijing on Dec. 17, 2010.
Chinese boys watch a cartoon at a toy fair in Beijing on July 29, 2010.
Bicycling in the dark in Douma, Syria; moving Hamburg's swans to their winter home; and…
Protests in Mexico City; skinny-dipping in Chonqing; and chess in Kuala Lumpur.
Shiites mark Ashura; Russian soldiers prepare for a parade; and a debutante ball in…
This might be the golden age of vice, but people are getting richer, freer, and more connected every day.
A smaller atomic arsenal isn't just wishful thinking -- it's bad strategy.
A Syrian-American writer finds her voice, with help from Libya's most famous novelist.
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