America's status as the world's banker has shielded it from harsh economic realities for more than half a century. Not anymore.
Americans created the knowledge economy. So why can't they keep up with it anymore?
Why can't the world's nuclear energy watchdog do anything about Fukushima or Iran's weapons program? I went to find out.
Not quite yet. But a new study suggests how it may one day be possible.
The United States has won some measure of revenge in the 10 years since 9/11. But as in Shakespeare's bloodthirsty play Titus Andronicus, has the cost been too great?
As Dick Cheney's punch-throwing memoir hits store shelves, Foreign Policy hosts a freewheeling debate on the legacy of America's most controversial vice president.
The roots of Egyptians' rage can be traced back to bad economic advice from the IMF -- and the crony capitalism it left behind.
In this month's market upheavals in the United States and Europe, we are witnessing the end of a seven-decade economic experiment. But does anyone have any clue what comes next?
You can't talk about the future without talking about the thing that's shaping the future the most. Some 20 years on, the Internet has upended entrenched business models, opened up a world of information to people all over the globe, and possibly even helped topple a dictator or two. But is the open web in danger? As 24/7 connectivity becomes an ever more inextricable part of our daily lives, FP asked some of the world's top experts to tell us where the Net is headed next.
A decade after 9/11, the mystery is not why so many Muslims turn to terror -- but why so few have joined al Qaeda's jihad.
With the debt ceiling impasse and legislative gridlock sucking all the air out of Washington, Foreign Policy asked the experts: Is this really the worst Congress ever?
"No matter how many years may pass, do not forget this warning": A poet’s look at Japan’s centuries of rebuilding over fault-lines, from FP’s latest ebook.
Europe's financial crisis is a Titanic moment, threatening to bring down not only the EU's major economies, but its political raison d'être. Is it too late to save the ship?
After more than three decades of targeted killings, is there anyone left alive who can actually run Afghanistan?
The secret WikiLeaks cables that explain how Thailand went from paradise to political mayhem.
What should Christine Lagarde do on Day 1 as managing director of the IMF? Five experts weigh in.
It's true: Western money and advice really did help fuel the explosion of sex selection in Asia.
Seven Afghanistan experts review the president's plans for ending the war.
Yelena Bonner and Andrei Sakharov were giants. Why do so few Russians remember them?
With a flurry of elections hitting Africa this year, here are four countries where things could get lively -- maybe too lively.
*And why it matters today in a new age of revolution.
For the first time, Boris Yeltsin's right-hand man tells the inside story of the coup that killed glasnost -- and changed the world.
A cautionary tale about what happens when you fail to see the revolution coming.
With the world finally inching out of recession, the rules of global markets are being rewritten. We asked 55 of the world's top economists to tell us what to think.
A major shift in global economic power is approaching. Can the U.S. cope?
How a couple of cows explain a changing region: equal opportunity offender edition.