The world's largest social networking site has a population nearly as large as China or India's. And the natives are getting restless.
The United States has no chance in ship-for-ship showdown with China. Luckily, it shouldn't have to have one.
Or, in praise of small victories.
Forget Kyoto. There’s a much better way to persuade the developing world to fight climate change.
Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.
The West isn't declining. Here are four world powers enjoying an astonishing renaissance.
How a West Texas oil town became an unlikely champion of human rights.
Managing the transition to a democratic Cuba: A user’s guide.
Steve Coll's global tour of how ExxonMobil, the international "supermajor" and world's most profitable company, still rules.
Sarkozy comes in second in France, tension rises in South Sudan, and Australia remembers its fallen soldiers.
If you want to work in international development, go work for a big, bad multinational company.
If the West really wants to prevent developing countries from laundering money, it can start by cleaning up its own act.
Forget the Big Apple or La La Land. It's Tampa, Phoenix, (and a couple hundred smaller U.S. cities) that are going to power the new U.S. economy.
Why the Obama Administration is targeting Malaysia and Vietnam in the trans-Pacific trade talks.
Emerging market economies have protected themselves from global economic downturns.
If Burma's leaders really want to revive their economy, they can start by giving a cold shoulder to the Washington Consensus.
Why economics -- the dismal science -- is far too pessimistic when it comes to analyzing the amazing gains in poverty eradication.
For more than a decade, Norma Andrade has been working to defend Mexico’s women from violence. Now she’s decided to get out.
You wouldn't necessarily expect capital to move from poor countries to rich ones. But that's exactly what seems to be happening in some cases. Here's why.
Some of the best economic innovations come from places you wouldn't expect.
Natural resources would seem to promise easy money. Welcome to the dark side.
If you're looking for an unlikely economic success story, you can hardly do better than Mauritius.
Why the latest news from Malaysia helps to undermine authoritarianism throughout the region.