Trade

Argument

The Asian Cold War

China and Japan's island spat is much more than a battle over a bunch of uninhabited rocks. And it won't be ending anytime soon.

Michael Auslin |

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The Gangnam Phenom

A South Korean video is making waves on the Web. But the West is actually late to the party.

Mark James Russell |

Argument

The Sino Stranglehold

How badly could the Chinese protests hurt Japan's economy?

June Teufel Dreyer |

The List

5 Reasons to Believe in the Indonesian Miracle

Why this amazing archipelago is on track to be the world's seventh largest economy.

Richard Dobbs |

Argument

Turkey's Fragile Success

Turkey has undeniable economic potential, but there is still a lot of work to do.

Cenk Sidar |

Christian Caryl

The Problem with Patriotism

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.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Lions on the Move

10 things you don't know about Africa's booming economy.

Susan Lund |

Argument

The China Bubble

U.S. companies are banking their future success on tapping into the enormous Chinese market. They're in for a nasty surprise.

Richard D'Aveni |

Argument

Powder Keg in the Pacific

China is rising -- fast and furious. So why can't the rest of Asia get its act together?

Rowan Callick |

Argument

Paul Ryan's Bad Idea for the Middle East

It's not true that Mitt Romney's veep choice is a complete neophyte on foreign policy. But his major foray abroad does not inspire confidence.

Ty McCormick |

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Building a Better China

The world's cities will experience massive growth over the next decade. But are they ready to handle it?

Richard Dobbs |

Feature

So You Want to Be a Sanctions-Buster

It’s easy -- if you try hard enough and have the right friends! Here’s a handy how-to guide to making moolah from the mullahs.

Mark Dubowitz |

Argument

Countdown to Zero Dollars

The U.S. opened the door to nuclear trade with India -- and got nothing.

Tom Hundley |

Argument

The Future of Manufacturing Is in America, Not China

How new technology is driving a U.S. industrial comeback.

Vivek Wadhwa |

Argument

Give Mexico a Chance

It wouldn’t actually be that hard to restore Mexico’s economic fortunes -- if the new president is willing to show some backbone.

Robert Looney |

Argument

Not Quite the Holy Grail

The changing global picture of foreign direct investment.

Peter Passell |

Christian Caryl

Talking a Great Game

So far, Washington's pivot to Asia has included a lot of work on security and trade. Democracy, not so much.

Christian Caryl |

Christian Caryl

Her Work Isn’t Done

This week the world is celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi’s achievements as a pro-democracy activist. Now the question is: Can she finish the job?

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Asia's Next Tiger

President Aquino's anti-corruption program is just what the Philippines economy needs.

Greg Rushford |

Argument

Africa Takes Off

Sub-Saharan Africa is starting to shed its reputation as an economic laggard. The West should pay attention.

G. Pascal Zachary |

Argument

Two Worlds, One Climate

Forget Kyoto. There’s a much better way to persuade the developing world to fight climate change.

Peter Passell |

Christian Caryl

In the Crosshairs

Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Down, but Not Out

Just because Brazil’s growth rates are slowing, doesn’t mean the doomsayers are right.

Albert Fishlow |

Argument

Getting Ready for Life after Castro

Managing the transition to a democratic Cuba: A user’s guide.

Jaime Suchlicki |

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Dirty Laundry

If the West really wants to prevent developing countries from laundering money, it can start by cleaning up its own act.

Peter Reuter |

The Optimist

The Narco State

There's good news on the drug war: The world knows how to end it -- so why can't the United States figure it out?

Charles Kenny |

Argument

Trustbusters

Why the Obama Administration is targeting Malaysia and Vietnam in the trans-Pacific trade talks.

Greg Rushford |

Argument

Carnaval Is Over

The end of the Brazilian miracle.

Bill Hinchberger |

Argument

Embarrassment of Riches

Natural resources would seem to promise easy money. Welcome to the dark side.

Peter Passell |

Argument

In Praise of Brain Drain

Want to help the developing world? Hire away its best minds.

Robert Guest |