Public officials from Beijing to D.C. are failing to rise to the world's challenges. That's where FP's Global Thinkers come in.
Lessons in disaster recovery from Bush's underappreciated second-term rebound.
Why Obama has to lean in to the nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Why it's time for the White House to get ahead of the NSA scandal.
How the biggest intelligence community scandal in modern memory and Washington's infamous Twitter troll expose the real D.C.
From Iran to Syria to Israel, can the United States keep pushing boulders up a hill?
It's not Obamacare or the shutdown that's the problem -- it's the lack of American leadership.
How Obama's instincts actually prevailed in the Syria deal.
With his missteps on Syria, Obama has alienated just about everyone -- friends and frenemies alike.
This might be the golden age of vice, but people are getting richer, freer, and more connected every day.
Five big consequences of the president's call to let Congress decide about America's Syrian intervention.
What Assad's chemical attack and the failure of Obama's Syria policy really mean.
Prison breaks, the embassy shut down, and an al Qaeda comeback all reveal one thing: we're still handling the terror threat wrong.
With U.S. national security policy under review, Obama has a chance to cement his legacy for the better. But will he take it?
Naming Caroline Kennedy ambassador to Japan sends a terrible message about America.
Is the U.S. about to send the global economy into a tailspin?
Maybe the real failed states are the ones that have the means to help other nations -- but choose to retreat inward.
Why America will be paying for decades for a foreign policy based on fear.