Winners & Losers
The sad, dangerous lessons of America's budget standoff.
Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.
The government in Burma is promising to clean up its act. But the army is still recruiting child soldiers.
How Burma’s pro-democracy movement betrayed its own ideals and rehabilitated the military
Relying only on the state to implement democratic reforms in Burma is a fool’s errand. But there’s a better way.
An American photojournalist describes what he saw during the month he spent in a Syrian village under siege.
As sectarian violence lashes Burma, the media are using their newfound freedom for destructive ends.
Why Cambodia’s opposition faces a steep uphill battle in its effort to oust Prime Minister Hun Sen.
The oil won’t last forever -- so Saudi Arabia’s government has to reform its economy if it wants to survive.
Don't count the tyrants out. They've still got plenty of tricks up their sleeves.
Forget Kyoto. There’s a much better way to persuade the developing world to fight climate change.
FP handicaps the Peace Prize shortlist, and betting on Bono isn't a bad idea.
Giving Liu Xiaobo the Nobel Peace Prize was a defeat for the government in Beijing -- and a victory for human rights everywhere.
Forget Avatar, The Hurt Locker, and all the rest for a minute. Here's the story of the film that deserves to win big.