International Organizations

Argument

Can FIFA’s Corruption Be Stopped?

The world’s governing body of soccer is reeling from a scandal involving the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar. But making it accountable will take more than an investigation.

Roger Pielke Jr. |

Argument

West Africa's Financial Immune Deficiency

Health systems in Africa are ill-equipped to deal with Ebola. And that's partly the fault of IMF policies.

Rick Rowden |

Argument

Don't Blame CNN for the Ebola Panic

If you crunch the data, the mainstream media has actually been pretty levelheaded.

Kalev Leetaru |

Argument

At the Back of the Class

Is the international community about to censure Hungary for giving up on its young democratic institutions?

Elizabeth Winkler |

COLUMN

How to Destroy the International Criminal Court From Within

Kenya's president is charged with inciting ethnic violence that killed thousands. He's about to talk his way out of it like it's a parking ticket.

David Bosco |

Argument

Is China Still a 'Developing' Country?

A look at Beijing’s favorite rhetorical trick.

Isaac Stone Fish |

COLUMN

Bad Moon Rising

Behind the scenes at the U.N., a more unsettling story emerges of Syria, Iraq, and fighting the Islamic State.

David J. Rothkopf |

Argument

Ukraine Can't Afford the IMF's 'Shock Therapy'

Economic austerity ruined post-Soviet countries in the 1990s. Why are the same policies being forced on Ukraine today?

Josh Cohen |

Argument

We Could Have Stopped This

Public health officials knew Ebola was coming. They know how to defeat it. But they’re blowing it anyway.

Laurie Garrett |

Argument

India's NGO Backlash

India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?

Ram Mashru |

Argument

The Two Faces of Ratko Mladic

How Serbia has become indifferent toward the man who lost the war, his honor, and his freedom. 

Slavenka Drakulić |

Christian Caryl

False Positive

Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Make Money, End Poverty

Corporations really could make the world a better place -- if only the U.N. and state governments would treat them as equal partners. 

Johan Bergenas |

COLUMN

D-Day for Draghi

The eurozone's central bank is up to something big. And this time, global investors could be hitting the beaches.

Daniel Altman |

Christian Caryl

Is the Vatican Guilty of Torture?

History has shown that the Catholic Church can be a great force for good. But it can only live up to that promise by properly addressing the clerical sex abuse scandal.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Thirty Years of Broken Promises

Three decades ago the world's governments vowed to stamp out torture -- but it's still alive and well.

Salil Shetty |

Report

Papers, Please.

For years, Iran and other American adversaries have complained that Washington plays hardball with visa rules to bar politically controversial delegates. They’re right.

Elias Groll |

Argument

At Moscow's Mercy

By pledging not to use force outside NATO territory, Obama might as well have given Putin a free pass to annex more territory.

Mario Loyola |

Argument

The Men-Only Club

Why, after 65 years, can't NATO find a woman to head the alliance?

Lauren Harrison |

Argument

The 2 Percent Doctrine

Is the European Central Bank ready to start tackling the continent’s inflation problem?

Daniel Altman |

Putinology

Worlds Apart

Russians are celebrating Crimea's return. The West is bent on punishing Moscow. And Ukrainians are feeling more besieged than ever.

Anna Nemtsova |

Argument

Where's NATO's Strong Response to Russia's Invasion of Crimea?

Why action -- not activity -- is the only way to put the brakes on Moscow.

Kurt Volker |

Think Again

Think Again: Climate Treaties

Why the glacial pace of climate diplomacy isn't ruining the planet.

David Shorr |

COLUMN

Pot, Meet Kettle

While Washington was bashing Russia at the U.N. for violating international law, it was facing similar criticisms of its own legal record.

David Bosco |

COLUMN

Cool Ties

From Libya to Syria, the inside story of how the Obama administration went from supporting to sidelining international justice.

David Bosco |

Argument

Is Jamaica Poised for a Turn-Around?

Jamaican bobsledders have been getting all the attention, but the country's economy has been doing pretty well, too.

Robert Looney |

Argument

New Kid on the Block

Can the European Union prove a success at exporting democracy?

Cristina Odone |

Argument

Ukraine's False Choice

There are no winners in the geopolitical tug of war between Russia and the West.

Samuel Charap |

Argument

The Case for Aid

It's become fashionable to argue that foreign aid doesn't make a difference. Here’s why the critics couldn't be more wrong.

Jeffrey Sachs |