Why a judge's assault on 'Orwellian' surveillance could cripple the spy agency's legal and political support.
How the latest mass protests in Ukraine go beyond the revolution of 2004.
Russia's activists are battered and demoralized. But not everyone has given up.
A mounting investigation into the foreign exchange market could be the next black eye for the financial industry.
Havana keeps saying that it's willing to let this U.S. contractor go. But the White House and Congress keep rejecting the offers.
Yes, terrorism is a problem. But Pakistan is making remarkable headway in its transition to democracy.
Why the biggest insider trading fine in history might not be the end of the giant hedge fund's woes.
An aggressive Beijing could be very bad news for the bank -- and lots of other Western businesses operating in China.
What today’s activists can learn from the life and times of the heroic Polish politician who passed away earlier this week.
How Chinese netizens are mocking a recent spate of televised confessions.
Bosnia's current constitution leaves some people unrepresented. It's time to move away from ethnicity and toward citizenship.
Tunisia's first suicide bomber in decades managed to kill only himself. But that's little consolation to a people who are fighting to keep their transition on track.
Chinese citizens don't think their government should have a monopoly on rumors.
Is China's top intellectual property rights enforcer using pirated software?
Can Syrian moderates prove they'd do a better job of governing liberated areas than the Islamist opposition?
The Algerian government has a long track record of subduing protest movements. Is it about to meet its match?
The ICC’s docket points to a serious problem -- but not the one that African leaders are complaining about.
How this Wittgenstein sketch explains the Somalia SEAL raid.
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf talks to Foreign Policy about corruption, press freedom, and developing her nation as a petropower.
As nationalist fervor intensifies, Vladimir Putin's opponents face some tough choices.
...along with Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther King, and a Washington Post humorist.
Turkey won't be able to achieve a healthy democracy unless it allows for a greater diversity of political representation.
Civil society groups face an uphill battle in a society dominated by militias.