Why the race for dominance in East Asia is about economic strength, not military power.
Middle Eastern dictators love to use their "enlightened" treatment of women to justify their rule. They shouldn't get away with it.
Runaway real estate prices. Skyrocketing healthcare expenses. Brazen land seizures. And China's state TV does an exposé on the cost of a cup of coffee?
It's not just the United States. Democracies around the world are facing a crisis of faith.
Forty years after the Arab oil embargo, new technologies are dramatically reshaping the geopolitics of the Middle East.
Welcome to the Fed, Janet Yellen. Now, can you please save a global economy teetering on the brink of collapse?
Obama’s trying to tank the markets to win the budget fight. Problem is, that might not work -- and Republicans just don’t care.
The far-out, incredibly earnest argument for why the U.S. should merge with its northern neighbor.
The World Economic Forum's big report isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Why feeding China's 1.3 billion people could leave the rest of the world hungry.
Can Angela Merkel keep the German economy humming and reverse dangerous income inequality?
Why some Indians are still fighting back against the country's new biometric ID system.
The vultures are circling over Argentina's stricken economy. Can it hold off disaster until the next election?
Some thoughts on the health and wealth of nations, and what needs to be done to help those left behind.
Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?
Infectious disease isn't just a health risk. It can take down an entire financial system.
Why home cooking can lead to weaker economic performance -- and more dysfunctional politics to boot.