Trade

Report

Leaky Borders

Millions collected on goods coming into Afghanistan isn’t making it to state coffers.

Jamila Trindle |

Report

The White House's Faulty Math on Gas Exports

The U.S. will soon be an energy exporter. But administration officials are overselling that potential.

Keith Johnson |

Report

Crude Behavior

The U.S. oil boom has unleashed torrents of oil, and sparked a fight over the 40-year-old ban on oil exports.

Keith Johnson |

Report

Unfair Trade

The United States just won a big trade battle with China over materials used in iPhones and missiles, but it might be a Pyrrhic victory.

Keith Johnson |

Argument

The Big Chill

The United States and its allies have imposed stinging sanctions on Russia. To make them work, they need to hold fast.

William B. Taylor |

Tea Leaf Nation

China, We Fear You

A viral essay explains why many Taiwanese think their government is selling out to China.

Richard Chiou-yuan Lu |

Argument

Hard Landing, USA

China is rebalancing its economy. Why isn't America?

Stephen S. Roach |

Report

Help Is Not on the Way

Sorry, Congress, America can't save Ukraine by selling it natural gas.

Keith Johnson |

Terms of Engagement

Trading Up

Why a massive trade deal is the key to the Asia pivot -- and to America's future.

James Traub |

Argument

Good Neighbors

Why the United States needs strong ties with Canada and Mexico -- now more than ever.

Shannon O'Neil |

Terms of Engagement

Obama's Pacific Wager

The White House is gambling America's global standing on a trade deal with Asia. Don't bet on Congress to get it done.

James Traub |

Report

The Geopolitics of Gas Exports

Why lawmakers from both parties, and plenty of countries overseas, are desperate to speed up U.S. energy exports

Keith Johnson |

Daniel Altman

Myopia in the Markets

Political instability -- from Turkey to Brazil -- is unnerving investors. Could the focus on short-term gain unsettle the global economy?

Daniel Altman |

Report

Recycled

If Obama's energy and trade policies sound familiar, they should.

Jamila Trindle |

The List

Out of the Way, Congress

5 reasons U.S. lawmakers need to get on board with mega-regional free trade deals.

Kati Suominen |

Report

Should America Start Exporting Oil?

Energy execs and a powerful senator say it's time -- even though the U.S. still doesn't drill enough to supply itself.

Keith Johnson |

Argument

Who's the Biggest Loser in the Ukraine-Russia Deal?

It's not Putin, Yanukovych, or even the EU. It's the Ukrainian people.

Anders Aslund |

Report

Energy Boost

The next head of the Senate Energy Committee has big plans for U.S. gas exports.

Keith Johnson |

Argument

Boycott Me. Please.

Why the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli academic institutions -- and my small liberal arts college -- is so utterly ridiculous.

Martin Kramer |

Argument

Crude Awakening

How the opening of Mexico's state oil monopoly could spell the end of Keystone XL.

Robert Collier |

The Pulse

T-Tipped

Americans love Europe and free trade. But is the pending trade deal facing choppy waters?

Bruce Stokes |

The List

Untangling the Chinese Bond Knot

Five ways that Beijing could get rid of its dependence on U.S. debt.

Derek Scissors |

Lab Report

The Basket Case

One of Europe's biggest countries is on the verge of economic collapse. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Ukraine.

Anders Åslund |

Report

Inside North Korea's Crystal Meth Trade

How shamed wives, rogue chemists, and crooked doctors move 'Ice' in the Hermit Kingdom.

Isaac Stone Fish |

Report

The Self-Serving Argument That Could Sink the Pacific Trade Deal

Congressmen cry foul over currency intervention -- until the U.S. does it.

Jamila Trindle |

Argument

Super Hercules in the Himalayas

How the United States is strengthening defense ties with India.

Ashton B. Carter |

Report

The Rise of Big Chocolate

Two mega-companies are trying to seize control of the world's cocoa supply. What that means for poor African farmers and your favorite chocolate bar.

Lina Khan |

Feature

China's Ridiculous War on Starbucks Lattes

Runaway real estate prices. Skyrocketing healthcare expenses. Brazen land seizures. And China's state TV does an exposé on the cost of a cup of coffee?

Rachel Lu |

Christian Caryl

Peer Pressure

The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Crisis Management

Welcome to the Fed, Janet Yellen. Now, can you please save a global economy teetering on the brink of collapse?

Zachary Karabell |