Scottish independence won't just be bad for the Scots. It will be a disaster for U.S. foreign policy from Syria to the Arctic Circle.
Scottish independence promises greener pastures. But it could also drive up energy prices.
It's time for a dose of realism when we think about how to build new democracies.
In Scotland's far north, the Isle of Lewis -- closer to Reykjavik than to London -- ponders independence.
Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
The injustice of watching from England as the Scots destroy the United Kingdom.
Why the public reaction to one man's brutal murder could push Britain to become a stronger ally in the fight against the Islamic State.
The U.K. government has made a good start on its war on slavery. But it needs to get serious.
FP talked energy with Jose Manuel Soria, Spain's point man on everything from green subsidies to offshore drilling.
Europe and the United States are ratcheting up sanctions on Russia, but Putin is not standing still.
With the independence referendum looming, public opinion is shocking the political establishment by shifting in favor of a break from the United Kingdom. Should Europe prepare the welcome mat for a brand-new country?
The threat of British jihadists can't be an excuse for the country to abandon its foundational principles.
A few too many years under the Deutsche Demokratische Republik can wreak havoc on a moral compass.
Remembering Leipzig's Christian Führer and the nobility of nonviolence that changed the world.
Why you can’t just throw money at problems like the Islamic State and Ukraine.
A war within in François Hollande’s teetering government is threatening to end socialism in France as we know it.
Will anyone ever outfox Putin? Why are we still using old solutions to solve the same old Middle East Problems? And where exactly are we going in Afghanistan?
Why can't British intelligence prevent men like James Foley's killer from fighting in Iraq -- or coming home?
How Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban transformed from a dissident compatriot of Vaclav Havel to a would-be Vladimir Putin.
After fleeing their homes and surviving a perilous Mediterranean crossing, African migrants in Italy are falling prey to labor gangs.
Poland’s political forces are aligned against Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. But its neighbors are more swayed by Moscow’s charms (and money).
It’s time for the Czech Republic and European allies to stand up.
Why Japan is a wildcard, the Eurozone's in trouble, and the BRICS are a bust.
The Red Cross has no idea what 280 Russian trucks making their way to the Ukrainian border are carrying. Is Putin's "humanitarian" mission a Trojan horse?
Russians have gotten used to some fancy foods in recent years. But they're willing to sacrifice Parmesan for Putin's foreign policy.
Why an Erdogan victory in Turkey's presidential election is likely to trigger the biggest opposition backlash yet. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
With Russian troops massing on the Ukrainian border, the talk of war is getting louder. But it doesn’t have to happen.
Putin isn’t trying to win the Cold War -- he’s refighting the battles of World War I.
Offshore energy fueled Scotland's dream of independence. The eclipse of North Sea oil and gas is killing it.