Some say the sanctions against Tehran are working. But wasn't the Iranian economy already a basket case?
For the first time in many years, Venezuela’s presidential election is raising the possibility of an electoral defeat for Hugo Chávez. But if he loses, does that mean he’ll go?
This time, it's Western politicians, not Arabian sheikhs, who are roiling the oil markets.
Why the desperate fate of a little-known Sudanese human rights activists poses some fundamental questions about what it means to be human.
How the citizens of Benghazi are pushing back against the killers of a U.S. diplomat many considered their friend.
Shirin Ebadi, Iran's leading human rights activist, explains why on attack on the country's nuclear program is just what the mullahs have been yearning for.
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.
How a small change by the SEC could prevent war, decrease corruption, and help developing countries fight Big Oil.
Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Fridman thought he could get away with crossing Vladimir Putin. He miscalculated -- badly.
In threatening to close the Strait of Hormuz, Iran is risking more than war. It just might make the vitally important oil shipping route irrelevant.
To end Iran's nuclear program, it's time for America to step up its economic warfare.
Inside the petro-fueled naval military buildup you've never heard of: It's Russia versus Iran, with three post-Soviet states -- and trillions of dollars in oil -- in the middle.
The post-Soviet region has begun a high-stakes arms race, fueled by competition for recently discovered oil fields.
Good news! Gas prices could go down to $2 a gallon by autumn -- and that's bad news for Vladimir Putin.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef was a menace. We should be happy he's gone, but worried about the aging House of Saud he leaves behind.
What does the U.S. oil and gas boom mean for international energy markets and climate change initiatives? We asked top experts, and here's what they told us.
To navigate the complicated new politics of oil and gas, FP asked the author of The Quest and leading U.S. energy historian to help shape our latest survey -- and guide us through the results.
Yes, oil and gas made in the USA is surging. But does that really liberate us from the Middle East?
When Egypt's next rulers finally tackle urgently needed economic reform, they should look to an unlikely model: Iran.
Ten states where the energy debate could decide the U.S. election in November.
Sub-Saharan Africa is starting to shed its reputation as an economic laggard. The West should pay attention.
And save the world.