Obama can't shirk the difficult issues when he meets with Karzai this week.
The International Finance Corporation responds to Cheryl Strauss Einhorn's investigation into the World Bank's investment arm.
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.
Africans are getting better at finding their own solutions to African problems.
Aid workers are caught in the crossfire of Syria's bloody revolt.
Are Russia and China trying to take over the Internet? Probably. But so far they aren't having much luck.
Why Mahmoud Abbas’s U.N. statehood bid is great for Israel -- and the United States.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
A new Islamist strongman has taken the stage in North Africa. His rising power is giving him a lot of bad ideas.
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?
Cristina de Kirchner has brought her country to the brink of the abyss.
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.