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Dispatch

Brexit Blackmail

Has David Cameron gone too far in threatening to pull Britain from the EU?

Alex Massie |

Argument

Obama's Moment of Truth on Iran

Congratulations, Mr. President. Now it's time to make good on your promise to engage Iran.

Reza Marashi |

Argument

Building Blocks

The obsession that is preventing a nuclear deal with Iran.

Yousaf Butt |

Argument

The Eradicateurs

Why Algeria doesn't talk to terrorists -- even if that means killing hostages.

Geoff D. Porter |

Argument

Suiting Up

What the United States is doing to prepare for chemical war in Syria.

R. Jeffrey Smith, The Center for Public Integrity |

Amy Zegart

The Three Most Dangerous Things About Threat Lists

What the pundits and analysts don't tell you.

Amy Zegart |

Argument

Preparing for the New Syria

Sooner or later, the war will end, and Syrians will have to sit down and talk about the future of their state. Here's a roadmap.

Ashraf Ghani |

Dispatch

Syrian Purgatory

As winter clutches northern Syria, thousands displaced by the civil war take cold comfort in a temporary tent city.

Steven Sotloff |

Feature

Subsidizing Starvation

How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the farm and starving millions of Haitians.

Maura R. O’Connor |

Argument

Responsibility to Object

It's time for the U.N. Security Council to do something about war crimes in Syria.  

David Kaye |

Argument

The 5 Most Important Questions About Afghanistan

Obama can't shirk the difficult issues when he meets with Karzai this week.

Michael Kugelman |

Rebuttal

Poor Choice

The International Finance Corporation responds to Cheryl Strauss Einhorn's investigation into the World Bank's investment arm.

Bruce Moats |

Investigation

Can You Fight Poverty With a Five-Star Hotel?

The story of how the World Bank's investment arm hands out billions in loans to wealthy tycoons and giant multinationals in some of the world's poorest places.

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn |

Argument

A Network of Dictators

There's a fight brewing for the future of the Internet.

James A. Lewis |

Argument

What Africa Did Right in 2012

Africans are getting better at finding their own solutions to African problems.

Jon Temin |

FP Explainer

Paging Bruce Willis

Whose job is it to stop an asteroid from hitting the Earth?

J. Dana Stuster |

Feature

Assad's War on the Red Crescent

Aid workers are caught in the crossfire of Syria's bloody revolt.

David Kenner |

Christian Caryl

Barbarians at the Gate

Are Russia and China trying to take over the Internet? Probably. But so far they aren't having much luck.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

State of Confusion

Why Mahmoud Abbas’s U.N. statehood bid is great for Israel -- and the United States.

Ephraim Sneh |

Profile

Can You Save Diplomacy From Itself?

Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.

Cristina Odone |

Christian Caryl

The Corruption Pandemic

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

Christian Caryl |

Profile

The Man Who Brought the Black Flag to Timbuktu

A new Islamist strongman has taken the stage in North Africa. His rising power is giving him a lot of bad ideas.

William Lloyd-George |

Argument

Eyes Off the Prize

The real question isn’t whether the European Union deserved its Nobel. The real question is: What is the EU going to do with it?

Gareth Harding |

Daniel Altman

Writing’s on the Wall for Argentina

Cristina de Kirchner has brought her country to the brink of the abyss.

Daniel Altman |

Argument

The Quiet Man of Chinese Letters

Should we condemn Mo Yan for failing to speak out?

Isaac Stone Fish |

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 |

In Box

Blame Game

Want to avert another global recession? Stop the finger-pointing.

Mohamed A. El-Erian |

Argument

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 |

David Rothkopf

How Not to Lead the World

The U.N. General Assembly is providing a real-time seminar on failed leadership.

David Rothkopf |

Argument

A New Model for Foreign Aid

How the Millennium Challenge Corporation is changing how America helps the world's poor.

Daniel W. Yohannes |