FP asked five smart observers to offer their solutions for the quagmire in Damascus.
Managing the transition to a democratic Cuba: A user’s guide.
For Washington, democracy promotion in Yemen continues to take a back seat to the fight against Al-Qaeda.
The city is making great strides, but 20 years of violence can't be erased in a day.
For better or worse, the Kony 2012 campaign has brought the fugitive warlord to the attention of the world. So what do we do now?
For more than a decade, Norma Andrade has been working to defend Mexico’s women from violence. Now she’s decided to get out.
Republicans are freaked out about what a libertarian isolationist in the White House would do to American power -- but not all Democrats are.
What a Hong Kong shopping complex tells us about the true nature of globalization.
The 21st century's defining battleground is going to be on water.
Can U.S. private contractors turn the tide in Mexico's violent drug war?
Cutting U.S. military aid to Pakistan might be just what the world's most frustrating alliance needs.
A look back at the missteps and bailouts, in pictures.
It’s the most powerful political force in the world and ignoring it will come at a price.
The new CIA chief will take on the covert war in Pakistan.
South Sudan may be independent, but new countries are becoming increasingly rare.
On 9/11, the West woke up to the threat posed by failed states. But did we actually understand it?
Why is Delhi building a new Berlin Wall to keep out its Bangladeshi neighbors?
The GOP's blatantly partisan love for Bibi obscures a dangerous reality: that unwavering support for Israel actually hurts wider U.S. interests in the Middle East.
Thousands of Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops during protests marking the anniversary of Israel's founding.
How long can the United States and Pakistan keep pretending that they actually have any interests in common?
Why cracking down on Afghanistan's opium business won't help stop the Taliban -- or the United States' own drug problems.
A look at nine places defining life on the margins for the new century, from Chongqing to California.
As the world watches the tsunami in Japan and the uprising in Libya, another part of the world is on the brink of disaster. Is anyone paying attention?