The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers
They had the big ideas that shaped our world in 2009.
Sometimes it's the page A14 stories—the ones that never see the light of cable news or take on a second life in the blogsphere—that tell you the most about what happened during any given year.
By Joshua Keating
The FP Survey
The Wisdom of the Smart Crowd
We've polled the FP 100 to offer you the wisdom of the smart crowd on everything from what's ahead in 2010 to what they're reading now. Here, the breakdown of who's who on our list.
Bill Clinton's World
In an exclusive interview, the former president tells Foreign Policy what to read, who to watch, and why there really is a chance of Middle East peace in 2010.
Why 2009's truly top thinkers are yesterday's news.
By Niall Ferguson
A how-to guide.
By Carlos Lozada
Meet the man who turned the world of jihad upside down.
By Jarret Brachman
The New Atheists aren't all that.
By Robert Wright
How the crisis inspired an entirely new set of big ideas on big money.
By Noam Scheiber
An insider's guide.
By Thomas E. Ricks
How philanthrocapitalists are reshaping the world of charity.
BY MATTHEW BISHOP AND MICHAEL GREEN
Thought leaders for the Internet era.
BY EVGENY MOROZOV
Where have all the Sakharovs gone?
By Moisés Naím
BY ELIAS GROLL
BY F.W. DE KLERK
BY COLUM LYNCH, YOCHI DREAZEN
BY DEREK SCISSORS
BY RACHEL LU
BY JOHN HUDSON