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.
U.S. companies are banking their future success on tapping into the enormous Chinese market. They're in for a nasty surprise.
China is rising -- fast and furious. So why can't the rest of Asia get its act together?
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.
The world's cities will experience massive growth over the next decade. But are they ready to handle it?
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.
The U.S. opened the door to nuclear trade with India -- and got nothing.
How new technology is driving a U.S. industrial comeback.
It wouldn’t actually be that hard to restore Mexico’s economic fortunes -- if the new president is willing to show some backbone.
So far, Washington's pivot to Asia has included a lot of work on security and trade. Democracy, not so much.
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?
President Aquino's anti-corruption program is just what the Philippines economy needs.
Sub-Saharan Africa is starting to shed its reputation as an economic laggard. The West should pay attention.
Forget Kyoto. There’s a much better way to persuade the developing world to fight climate change.
Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.
Just because Brazil’s growth rates are slowing, doesn’t mean the doomsayers are right.
Managing the transition to a democratic Cuba: A user’s guide.
If the West really wants to prevent developing countries from laundering money, it can start by cleaning up its own act.
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?
Why the Obama Administration is targeting Malaysia and Vietnam in the trans-Pacific trade talks.
Natural resources would seem to promise easy money. Welcome to the dark side.
Today, the talk in Brussels is all about Beijing's price for helping bail out the eurozone. But the real danger is a looming protectionist backlash.
How badly did Europe just bungle its best shot yet at avoiding economic catastrophe?