If the West doesn't shape up, the rest of the world will just go around it.
Public officials from Beijing to D.C. are failing to rise to the world's challenges. That's where FP's Global Thinkers come in.
President Obama's National Security Strategy aims to prevent the emergence of wars. So why won't the White House get behind its own strategy?
Congressmen cry foul over currency intervention -- until the U.S. does it.
Havana keeps saying that it's willing to let this U.S. contractor go. But the White House and Congress keep rejecting the offers.
Can the skyrocketing crypto-currency survive when all of D.C. is looking to tame it?
The debate over NSA surveillance is about something else entirely.
Why the NSA's 'we keep you safe from terrorists' rationale is bogus.
Will the self-inflicted political wound of the U.S. government shutdown ever heal?
The sad, dangerous lessons of America's budget standoff.
It's not just the United States. Democracies around the world are facing a crisis of faith.
Breaking up may be hard to do, but it's the GOP's best chance for survival.
Obama’s trying to tank the markets to win the budget fight. Problem is, that might not work -- and Republicans just don’t care.
How a small gaggle of thickheaded Republicans could derail the entire global economy for a decade.
It's not Obamacare or the shutdown that's the problem -- it's the lack of American leadership.
How Republicans are threatening to turn Washington into a failed state.
Civil-military relations haven't been this bad in decades.
America will never solve its gun problem until it gets over its fetish for the Founding Fathers.
The battles over a drawdown at the Pentagon may have begun, but senior leadership is still prioritizing politics over hard budget realities.
The Sabermetric spat about whether it's important for a president to appear "credible."
The House proposal to keep defense spending down is a big deal -- and a reality check for the Pentagon.
America's politicians are abandoning their responsibilities in the Middle East. What follows could be very dangerous.