Do the Middle East's revolutions have a unifying ideology?
The social networking giant has the power to change the world for the better. But does it want to?
The 19th century thinker still has much to teach us on liberty.
The just-plain-wrong notions that (hopefully) bit the dust this year.
The world's smartest people tell us what to think about Barack Obama, the Arab Spring, and the dizzying events of 2011.
What a Hong Kong shopping complex tells us about the true nature of globalization.
After two foreign-policy debates, we still have no idea what most Republican presidential candidates would do about the actual issues facing America abroad.
What the polls tell us about the Republican candidates on foreign policy.
Syria is entering the bloodiest phase yet of its eight-month-old uprising. But is the death toll enough to bring down President Bashar al-Assad?
How America's longtime man in Southeast Asia, Jim Thompson, fought to stop the CIA's progression from a small spy ring to a large paramilitary agency -- and was never seen again.
Why the Colombia model -- even if it means drug war and armed rebellion -- is the best chance for U.S. success in Central Asia.
We asked the iPhone 4S's personal assistant, Siri, some of the toughest questions in international politics. At least she knows more than Herman Cain.
An important reminder that the Islamic Republic's greatest victims are its own citizens.
What do the 2012 Republican candidates have to say about foreign policy?
FP asked a panel of writers from around the world to tell us what the United States is doing wrong. We got an earful.
The future of politics will be decided in Asia, not Afghanistan or Iraq, and the United States will be right at the center of the action.
The idea that the United States is uniquely virtuous may be comforting to Americans. Too bad it's not true.
Barack Obama's Republican challengers haven't thought very deeply about foreign policy. It shows.
Americans use more energy per capita than any other country, and have nothing to show for it.
For decades, Americans have looked to monetary policy as an engine of economic growth -- and suffered the dire consequences.
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?