Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
The United States needs to decide whether to treat Russia as a marginal global actor or an asset in America's global strategy.
Man does not live by GDP alone. An introduction to the Legatum Institute's latest Prosperity Index.
We often ask why some people choose to resist authoritarian regimes. But the better question might be why so many decide to cooperate.
The growing insecurity of religious and ethnic minorities is one of the biggest problems arising from the Arab Spring. But much can be done to protect them.
The business community is fed up with President Yanukovych's corruption and management. Is real change on the horizon?
The U.S. and Russia never really cured their nuclear mistrust. And now it's come back.
The president's naivete about Vladimir Putin is the root cause of his failure.
Authoritarian countries don't seem to be doing well at the knowledge business. That's probably no accident.
The son of a Red Army intelligence officer sent to die in a Siberian gulag discovers his father's KGB file, and a cottage industry of children-of-spies memoirs.
Together, their GDP now nearly equals the United States. But are they really the future of the global economy?
The rise of China and India has long since become a cliche. In fact, neither country has done all that well since the crash of 2008 -- but these emerging powerhouses have cleaned up.
It's time to set the record straight about John F. Kennedy's handling of the Cuban missile crisis.
It was a big mistake to pick on a pregnant human rights activist. The world must hold whoever was responsible to account.
Eccentric billionaire (and exotic-pet enthusiast) Bidzina Ivanishvili just won a shock election in Georgia. But is he too crazy to actually govern?
Mikheil Saakashvili's conciliatory reaction to his party's loss in the election seems to prove his critics wrong. Now let's see if the winner can do as well.
Emotions are running high as Georgians vote in a watershed parliamentary election.
As Georgian voters prepare to vote in a crucial parliamentary election, a look back at one of the signature programs of President Mikheil Saakashvili.
The run-up to Georgia's October 1 election has been dirty, demeaning, and rife with abuses of power and allegations of corruption. It’s also the best thing to happen to Georgia in a long time.
Rocked by a prison scandal and allegations from all sides over illicit campaigning, this tiny country's election has become a brawl between political heavyweights.
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to transition economies. But slow and steady often wins the race.