Fear, faith, and the hunt for child sorcerers in Congo.
Do policymakers listen? Should you get a Ph.D.? And where are all the women?
Chinese rail is sprawling, modern, and elegant. It's also convoluted, corroding, and financially alarming. Wanna take a ride?
How space went from a superpowers-only club to a DIY playground.
What Afghanistan's international monitors pack for the most pivotal -- and dangerous -- political contest since 2001.
Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes?
How the franchise operations of the world's most infamous terrorist organization became more potent than the mothership.
Election monitors aren't stopping violence -- they're just making sure it happens before they get there.
Religion makes you poorer. It also makes you happier. If you think that's a contradiction, you're wrong.
What "We the People" tells us about trust in our fellow Americans.
Why more and more parents in
poor countries are paying to send
their kids to private school.
How AIPAC is severing its historical roots -- and weakening its influence.
After decades of censorship, Burma's filmmakers probe their country's dark past.
Why the glacial pace of climate diplomacy isn't ruining the planet.
The Sex Issue: Why Do They Hate Us? The real war on women in the Middle East. By Mona Eltahawy.
The Economy Issue: 13 out-of-the-tinderbox ways to save the global economy. An FP Special Report.
The Body Counter: Meet Patrick Ball, a statistician who spent his life lifting the fog of war. By Tina Rosenberg.
The Ayatollah Under the Bed(sheets): In the Islamic Republic of Iran, all politics may not be sexual, but all sex is political. By Karim Sadjadpour.
Red Moon Rising: Could China's lunar ambitions scramble politics here on Earth? By John Hickman.
The Renminbi Blues: Why economic growth hasn't made the Chinese any happier. By Joshua E. Keating.
Leftist Planet: Why do so many travel guides make excuses for dictators? By Michael Moynihan.
Who Won the Great Recession? An FP Special Report.
The Currency of Power: Want to understand America's place in the world? Write economics back into the plan. By Robert Zoellick.
100 Top Global Thinkers of 2012. FP's annual special issue.
100 Top Global Thinkers of 2012: Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein. From FP's annual special issue.
With ultimatums, threats, and (now) casualties, the standoff with pro-Russian militants…
Afghanistan goes to the polls; pro-Russian demonstrators clash with police in Ukraine;…
How Burmese rebels are waging war on the opium industry.
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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