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101 Things People Want Obama to Do in Term 2

From the merely ambitious to the sublimely ridiculous, here's an exhaustive list of all the things people want Obama to do in his second term.

Elizabeth F. Ralph |

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Unclenched Fists

When it comes to foreign policy, these are the six most significant inaugural addresses in U.S. history.

Ty McCormick |

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Over the Horizon

Five unlikely but extremely destabilizing global crises that Obama must prepare for now.

Martin Indyk |

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6 Things You Need to Know About Denis McDonough

Get up to speed on the man most likely to be the next White House chief of staff.

Joshua E. Keating |

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A Binder for Obama

Has the U.S. administration become too much of a boys' club? Here are 10 women the president could appoint to top national security jobs.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Why the U.S. Can't Abandon Afghanistan

These five principles should guide the U.S.-Afghan relationship after 2014.

Davood Moradian |

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Four Surprises That Could Rock Asia in 2013

Are we paying attention to the wrong crises?

Michael Mazza |

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The Nudgy State

How five governments are using behavioral economics to encourage citizens to do the right thing.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Babies Wanted

A look at the 10 countries with the lowest fertility rates in the world.

Elizabeth F. Ralph |

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What to Read in 2013

Plotting your Kindle downloads for the coming year? From war memoirs to digital manifestos, here are 25 new books that will be hot off the presses in the months ahead.

Margaret Slattery |

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The Global Races to Watch Next Year

Eight elections that could change the world in 2013.

Ty McCormick |

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FP's Most Popular Articles of 2012

From true spy stories to the sex lives of ayatollahs, here’s what you wanted to read in the past year.

Cara Parks |

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10 Conflicts to Watch in 2013

From Turkey to Congo, next year's wars threaten global stability.

Louise Arbour |

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The Top 10 National Security Stories of the Year

From Obama and the generals to women in combat, here are the big issues that mattered in 2012.

Kevin Baron |

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The World War on Christmas

Five places where Santa really does have to watch his back.

Elizabeth F. Ralph |

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Naughty or Nice

Which world leaders will be getting coal in their stocking this year?

Joshua E. Keating |

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Tomorrow's Weapons Today

Five weapons to watch in 2013.

John Reed |

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People's Power

Eight ways China's military is catching up to the United States.

John Reed |

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Stocking Stuffers for Wonks

Fifteen gift suggestions for that special international relations nerd in your life.

Elias Groll |

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America’s Exceptional Gun Culture

Four reminders about just how entrenched guns are in American society.

Elias Groll |

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A League of Our Own

The NRA is wrong -- gun culture in Israel and Switzerland isn't anything like it is in the United States.

Janet Rosenbaum |

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FP's Favorite Reads of 2012

This year's great books about the world, selected by our editors, columnists, and bloggers.

Lena S. Bae |

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5 Reasons the Japanese Elections Matter

The results of Sunday's contest could rock the global economy and destabilize Asia. Maybe the world should pay attention?

Michael Cucek |

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You Didn't Build That

Is the future of manufacturing really in America?

James Manyika |

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How to Build an Army in Your Basement

From homemade rockets to car bombs, take a look at the weapons that Syria’s rebels are using to defeat Bashar al-Assad.

Eliot Higgins |

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Why Do We Keep Digging Up Dead World Leaders?

Exhuming the remains of the powerful rarely changes what we know about their deaths.

Uri Friedman |

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The FP Global Thinkers Twitterati

A who's who of the foreign-policy Twitterverse in 2012.

Sulome Anderson |

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The Stories You Missed in 2012

Ten events and trends that were overlooked this year, but may be leading the headlines in 2013.

Joshua E. Keating |