How a naval confrontation in the South China Sea created a global investment bubble -- and cost me half my life savings.
China's campaign of intimidation in the run-up to the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo is just the tip of the iceberg. The regime's crackdown on freedom of speech is spreading to other countries as well.
Ciudad Juárez's daily newspaper explains Mexico's conflict, beseeches the United States to change its policy, and mourns the deaths of its own.
What WikiLeaks hath wrought.
In Russia, Julian Assange can't tell them anything they don't know.
If the Obama administration is serious about confronting Iran, it must stand up for America's allies in Lebanon.
From Obama to the Tea Party to marijuana, the world media tries to make sense of America's messy midterms.
As Washington wakes up to a new shift in power, the world's press is trying to figure out what it means for them -- and whether Obama is still worth talking to.
The vast majority of the WikiLeaks documents on Afghanistan shouldn't have been classified. I should know, I wrote some of them.
Mario Vargas Llosa, the new Nobel laureate, has always seen fiction as much more than just stories.
In the run-up to November's parliamentary elections, President Hosni Mubarak's allies are silencing what remains of the independent media.
Ten easy ways to illustrate China vs. India -- and miss the point entirely.
The Arab world might have soured on President Obama, but opinion polls show that they haven't rushed to embrace Iran.
A reporter's guide to interviewing the Iranian president.
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett take issue with FP's "Misreading Tehran" package.
So what if Hillary Clinton's "21st Century Statecraft" isn’t exactly reinventing international relations for the information age? It's still a worthy endeavor.
How a young Virginia man charged with supporting terrorists in Somalia became my online sparring partner -- and why he is so dangerous.
This wealthy Gulf monarchy used to be a bright spot for freedom of speech in the Middle East. No longer.
An acclaimed Iranian graphic artist and filmmaker tells FP why Iran is changing -- and how her stories have become a window into revolutionary Iran.
South of the Border is no portrait of Hugo Chávez or the Latin American left; it's about how one U.S. director views the world.
One year later, here's what we still don't know about the bloody riots in China's Xinjiang region.
How the Internet is revolutionizing gay rights in Latin America.
Working with Russia isn't necessarily a bad idea. Reducing it to a catchphrase is.
A government clampdown has rendered the outcome of Sunday's parliamentary elections a foregone conclusion. Washington doesn't seem to mind that its ally, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, is assured a win.
FP's translation project: From the Rwandan genocide to Tito's death, from Indian Muslims to Vietnamese Agent Orange victims, and from Israeli communists to Parisian chroniclers of the Vichy years, a selection of works you won't read anywhere else -- at least, not in English.
In his latest attack on the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Stephen Walt strikes a note that would have made Joseph McCarthy proud.