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The United States of Tacos

It's Americans, not Mexicans, who are responsible for the rise of margaritas and moles north of the border.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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It Takes a Village

Why Africa won't wait for Western do-gooders to save a continent.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Ottawa Is No Caracas

Debating what it means to be a "rogue petrostate." 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Congo Is Too Big to Fail

We've already tried breaking up the DRC -- and more than 1 million people died. 

Mvemba Dizolele |

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Getting to Equal

How Norway is doing the hard work of achieving gender equality.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Russia's Rottweiler or Putin's Poodle?

Sergei Lavrov's misreading of Russian history.

Robert Service |

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Ditherer-in-Chief

Forget "leading from behind." Obama's Middle East strategy is closer to "pleading from behind." 

Peter Sullivan |

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Hold That Prize!

Walmart might be saving millions of people money, but it still doesn't pay its employees a living wage. 

Peter Sullivan |

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Springtime in Kabul

While the media obsessed over the missteps, Afghans were building a better future.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Minority Report

Should presidents seek out dissent?

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Freedom's March

History might not be ending, but democracy is still gaining ground.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Mission Creep

Charles Kenny is too quick to encourage people to give up their privacy.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Storming the Hill

Thomas P.M. Barnett lets the White House off the hook for the Pentagon's dysfunction.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Obama's Grand Strategy

America's relative decline means that defense and social spending will have to compete head to head, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Republican Reincarnation

The GOP needs to let go of myths about its past to move forward.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Mind the Gap

Charles Kenny is too quick to call off the clash of civilizations.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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We're All Declinist Pundits These Days; Recession-Proof

FP's "Who Won the Great Recession?" package elicits reflections on U.S.-China power dynamics and how to succeed in business during hard times.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Currency War

Debating Robert Zoellick's vision for reintegrating economics into U.S. foreign policy. 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Security Studies

The Honduran ambassador to the United States responds to James Verini.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Why Work?

Will working less really make America more productive? 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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BRIC by BRIC

Can these very different countries really manage to work together?

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Syrians Are War Correspondents, Too

A response to Terry Anderson's "Running Toward Danger."

Amal Hanano |

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The Biggest Liars

If politicians are unusually dishonest, we citizens bear some of the responsibility.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

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Raw Deal

Two top economists challenge Michael Grunwald's claim that Barack Obama's stimulus worked.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

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In Defense of Le Corbusier

The architect would have influenced Chinese cities for the better -- if he'd had the chance.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

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What's Chinese for 'Irrational Exuberance'?

China's explosive urban growth may not be sustainable.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

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Boom Time

Energy independence is in the United States' reach.

Adrienne Klasa |

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Revolutionary Calculus

Hussein Ibish is too quick to dismiss the Arab Spring as a failure.

Adrienne Klasa |

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Failed States Index

The troubling ambiguity of FP's rankings. Plus: Finland comes in last for once.

Adrienne Klasa |

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Assessing Hillary

Is America's 67th secretary of state a Seward or a Powell?

Adrienne Klasa |