Obama Is No Longer a Friend

Why Russia's dissidents have soured on the U.S. president.

Anna Nemtsova |

The Pulse

Wane, Wax, Whatever

Why Obama's walking a thin tightrope getting the public on board for a Syrian intervention.

Bruce Stokes |


Below the Radar

Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.

Anna Nemtsova |


G Is for Grab Bag

On the march with the motley crew of G-8 protesters in Belfast.

Peter Geoghegan |


Seizing the Moment

The world’s leading nations are convening a meeting on the fight against corruption. Here’s what they ought to be discussing.

Laurence Cockcroft |


Trouble on the Home Front

The Petraeuses aren’t the military family we should be worried about.

Kathy Roth-Douquet |

Christian Caryl

The Corruption Pandemic

Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.

Christian Caryl |

Briefing Book

Losing at the IMF

The Obama administration set out to reform the international financial system, but now finds itself on the defensive. What went wrong?

Douglas Rediker |


Argentina's Deadbeat Mom

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner refuses to pay Argentina's massive debts -- and that's why she has to go.

James K. Glassman |


Preventing the Next Food Crisis

As drought devastates this year's grain harvest, it's vital that countries don't make a bad situation worse.

Robert D. Hormats |


In Search of Merbama

Will Barack Obama's wooing of the German chancellor pay dividends in November?

Karen Leigh |


The Exclusion Zone

G-20 leaders are out of ideas and out of touch. No wonder their citizens are so angry.

Michael J. Casey |

The List

Romney: Year One

What would happen if you took Mitt Romney's foreign-policy promises extremely literally?

Daniel Drezner |


The Global Middle Class Is Bigger Than We Thought

A new way of measuring prosperity has enormous implications for geopolitics and economics.

Shimelse Ali |


The No-Show

What's really behind Vladimir Putin's surprising decision to skip the G-8 summit?

Dmitri Trenin |


The G-20 Is Failing

World leaders said they'd reform the world's financial institutions in the wake of the Great Recession, but they haven't met their commitments. We all may pay the price.

Edwin M. Truman |


20 Things the G-20 Could Have Done -- But Didn't

As the Cannes caucus begins, here's what would have saved the world economy -- and Barack Obama's job.

David Rothkopf |


Can Trade Save Obama?

Exports are the best thing going for America right now. So why is the president so timid?

Kati Suominen |


How the G-20 Can Prevent a Food Crisis

During the French presidency of the G-20, one of our top priorities is to tackle alarming price hikes in the commodity markets. Here's how we can get the job done.

Bruno Le Maire |


Running the World, After the Crash

Has the era of global cooperation ended before it began?

Richard Samans |


The Long Currency War

The G-20 summit failed to solve the international currency war -- and it may soon be escalating.

Kati Suominen |


Fool's Gold

Why the idea of a gold standard is best relegated to the dustbin of history.

Mark T. Williams |

Photo Essay

Obama's Asian Tour

Washington may have just gotten a lot less friendly for the president, but he still has plenty of fans in Asia. A look at where he's going, who he's meeting, and what it means.

Jared Mondschein |

The List

Mean Groups

As world leaders depart Pittsburgh, Foreign Policy explains how the G-20 came about and how the G-8 became obsolete.

Annie Lowrey |


Leaders' Statement: The Pittsburgh Summit

Statement by the G-20 leaders in Pittsburgh.

Blake Hounshell |