Why no one should be surprised that the emerging economic superpower is getting cut back down to size.
Why the president's cabinet reshuffle portends a new move toward reform.
Half an hour from Beijing, the potential ground zero of the Chinese real estate meltdown.
Anne-Marie Slaughter is on to something bigger than she realizes.
Relying only on the state to implement democratic reforms in Burma is a fool’s errand. But there’s a better way.
The Justice Department turns up the heat against a resource-rich dictatorship as the State Department helps its leader buff his image.
Sub-Saharan Africa is starting to shed its reputation as an economic laggard. The West should pay attention.
Why is there so much glee over Mark Zuckerberg's IPO woes?
Everyone wants southern Europe's troubled economies to go their own way, except for the people who live there.
Greece is not Lehman Brothers, and the global economy will be just fine if it drops out of the eurozone.
The global tobacco industry is targeting women in emerging markets. Can public policy rise to the challenge?
Egypt may think it struck a blow against Israel by canceling a gas deal between the two countries. But all it really did was shoot itself in the foot.
"The biggest company you never heard of," as Reuters once put it, Glencore does business in dozens of countries on every continent except Antarctica. Here's a snapshot of this global empire -- and some of its murky local alliances.
Glencore -- founded by famous fugitive Marc Rich -- has cornered the market on just about everything. Now that it's going public, will its ties to dictators and spies stand up to scrutiny?
If you want to work in international development, go work for a big, bad multinational company.
The 6 countries where everyone runs the other way when the tax man comes knocking.
Why the Obama Administration is targeting Malaysia and Vietnam in the trans-Pacific trade talks.
Obama’s greatest obstacle to re-election isn’t Mitt Romney, or rising gas prices: It’s Ben Bernanke.
Vladimir Putin is back in the saddle, and the weather is getting chilly again for Russia's protest movement.
An exclusive conversation with Nouriel Roubini and Ian Bremmer on the toll of war with Iran -- and why China and Russia just don't care anymore what the United States thinks of them.
Some of the best economic innovations come from places you wouldn't expect.
The revolt in little Bahrain is easy to ignore. But it’s actually part of a big global story.
If you're looking for an unlikely economic success story, you can hardly do better than Mauritius.
The $100 billion Facebook juggernaut is going public. But remember Friendster and LiveJournal? They never died. They just fled overseas.
Don't let the Russian economy fool you: It's still all about oil.
Countries around the world are finding that military involvement in private business is a major barrier to reform. But pensioning off CEOs in uniform is easier said than done.