The Obama administration set out to reform the international financial system, but now finds itself on the defensive. What went wrong?
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner refuses to pay Argentina's massive debts -- and that's why she has to go.
The U.N. General Assembly is providing a real-time seminar on failed leadership.
How the Millennium Challenge Corporation is changing how America helps the world's poor.
The dispute over islands in the East China Sea is stirring up nationalist passions in the region. That doesn't bode well for the future of democracy.
Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.
The Syrian National Council has failed to galvanize international support for the rebellion -- and it has only itself to blame.
Why five East African countries are trying to follow in the European Union's footsteps -- minus the common currency.
Should Americans really worry about the Non-Aligned Movement, a relic of the Cold War whose purpose is no longer clear?
As the U.N. General Assembly prepares to meet next month, FP asked experts and insiders what role the body -- lately taking heat for its response to crises in Syria and Iran -- should play on the world stage today.
Public health activists and pharmaceutical companies are finally joining forces to help developing countries get access to low-cost drugs.
In the wake of its war with the Serbs, Kosovo faced a yawning law enforcement gap. Here's how the international community helped an embyronic country rebuild its police.
Does it matter that the Red Cross now says Syria is technically in a state of "civil war"?
So far, Washington's pivot to Asia has included a lot of work on security and trade. Democracy, not so much.
The Russians have dispatched a naval task force to Syria. As if the place wasn't enough of a mess already.
A new U.N. report has highlighted Rwanda's responsibility for continuing conflict in the Congo. Washington's inaction is an outrage.
Some Latin American leaders have peculiar ideas about what constitutes an assault on democratic principles.
Will the ICC's next decade see the court expand the stop-start gains of its first 10 years?
To end Iran's nuclear program, it's time for America to step up its economic warfare.
The Palestinians are having another go at the United Nations. Will this time be as disastrous as the last?
G-20 leaders are out of ideas and out of touch. No wonder their citizens are so angry.
9 former autocrats and bad guys that should be made to pay for their crimes.
When Egypt's next rulers finally tackle urgently needed economic reform, they should look to an unlikely model: Iran.
A compromise solution that removes Syria's Bashar al-Assad but replaces him with a crony is now fully off the table. It's time for Washington to back the opposition.
Why the West shouldn't expect Russia's policy on Syria to change anytime soon.
Ten big things Washington is still waiting on from New Delhi.