Are Russia and China trying to take over the Internet? Probably. But so far they aren't having much luck.
The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
Britain's Conservatives are rolling out the red carpet for Vladimir Putin's wealthy oligarchs.
Why does the planet's No. 1 spy never go to the really dangerous places?
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.