Ordinary Americans are about to find out why they call it the “resource curse.”
Moving away from fossil fuels could be devastating for some of the world's poorest countries.
Obama is about to name a new international economic team. Will he use this opportunity wisely?
With Hugo Chávez's health uncertain, narcogenerals and Cuban-backed ideologues are vying for influence in Venezuela.
Academic economists usually air their new ideas first in working papers. Here, before the work gets dusty, a quick look at transition policy research in progress.
Can the Republican Party survive without coming to terms with the Bush-Cheney years? FP's Shadow Government team weighs in.
America is on the verge of an energy boom. But will abundant shale gas create more problems than it fixes?
Sorry, Tom Friedman, higher oil prices don't always mean lower levels of democracy.
Polish leaders think they've found a path to energy independence, but their high hopes could prove premature.
We can't keep relying on a Vietnam-era treaty to stop nuclear proliferation.
This Hanukkah, Israel doesn't have to worry about running out of oil.
Is the United States really the impediment to a universal compact on global warming?
Why isn’t the Golden State at the climate talks in Doha?
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
Longing for the days of Kim Jong Il? Maybe it's time to transfer your affections to the delusional dictator of Equatorial Guinea.
The world has spent two decades developing policies to combat global warming -- and we have little to show for it.
The Chinese purchase of a Canadian oil company is something U.S. officials should welcome, not fear.
Some say the sanctions against Tehran are working. But wasn't the Iranian economy already a basket case?
This time, it's Western politicians, not Arabian sheikhs, who are roiling the oil markets.
Is relying on Saudi Arabia in times of war a smart tradition or future folly?
The U.S. opened the door to nuclear trade with India -- and got nothing.
Will India's massive blackouts put an end to the South Asian miracle?
The Obama team fights over how to promote nuclear energy without promoting nuclear weapons.
In threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, Iran is risking more than war. It just might make the vitally important oil shipping route irrelevant.