The best behind-the-scenes photos of Barack Obama in 2012 from Pete Souza and the White House photographers.
Photographs from Surat, India -- where blood diamonds get cleaned before they end up on your finger.
The posters and slogans that praised bumper crops as millions of Chinese starved.
A look at some of the best artwork from the pages of Foreign Policy this year.
Indians protest; the Taliban targets health workers; a hawk watches a camel festival.
Foreign Policy's most popular photo essays of 2012.
Haunting photos of a year in the life of the war America is still fighting.
The inspired (if we do say so ourselves) and sometimes silly covers from the year in ForeignPolicy.com.
A look back at the images that defined an unforgettable year.
Newtown mourns, the Indian army shows off its wares, and a lone pig explores a Spanish village.
From North Korea to Asia's thriving democracies, a last name is a powerful political brand.
Photos from the crucial Somali port city, after its liberation from the hands of al-Shabab.
North Korea launches a missile, tragedy strikes Sandy Hook, and a Chinese farmer prepares for the apocalypse.
Brazil's most celebrated architect leaves behind a decidedly mixed legacy.
Anti-Morsy protests intensify across Egypt, rebels forces advance in Syria, and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal returns to Gaza.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Cairo this week -- again -- this time to protest President Mohamed Morsy's power grab.
Egypt's Tahrir Square fills with protestors again, Palestinians win a bid toward U.N. statehood, and Obama has lunch with Romney.
A look at the Western villages and monuments that are popping up all over China.
Once again, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has descended into chaos.
Photos from the first North American retrospective of China's most famous dissident artist, Ai Weiwei.
FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.
Israel strikes back at Gaza, China picks a new leader, and Southeast Asia readies itself for Obama's visit.