Because that's where we're headed.
Obama's new defense secretary will first and foremost need to get the Asia pivot right.
It doesn't matter that Chuck Hagel is a Republican -- or even a defense expert.
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 Les Misérables help us understand why some revolutions succeed and others barely get off the ground?
FP's "Who Won the Great Recession?" package elicits reflections on U.S.-China power dynamics and how to succeed in business during hard times.
Bangladeshis want a reckoning with their bloody past. But they can do it without partisanship?
A look back at what I've gotten wrong, and why I'm (mostly) not sorry.
The heir of a controversial South Korean autocrat is now the country's first female president. Can she emerge from his shadow?
How did the phrase become shorthand for Washington's embrace of budget brinkmanship?
If it weren't for Poland, we'd all be speaking Mongolian right now.
A requiem for Syria.
How a mayor set out to save a Sicilian city from neglect and Mafia influence.
The People's Republic is building life-size European villages, but not for the reasons you think.
Can Republicans find their way out of the foreign-policy wilderness?