March/April 2012
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My Drone War

An exclusive account of a half-decade spent covering the covert campaign in Pakistan's borderlands.

BY PIR ZUBAIR SHAH

10 Things You Didn't Know About Drones

When drones were created, how they're used, and what their future looks like.

BY MICAH ZENKO

The Obama Doctrine

How the president's secret wars are backfiring.

BY DAVID ROHDE

Collateral Damage

The "war on terror" still casts a long shadow in some unlikely places.

BY PAUL SALOPEK

The FP Survey: The Future of War

Military experts tell us what the world's biggest security threats are -- and how to confront them in an age of austerity.

Think Again: Cyberwar

Don't fear the digital bogeyman. Virtual conflict is still more hype than reality.

BY THOMAS RID

Rebuttal: Cyberwar Is Already Upon Us

But can it be controlled?

BY JOHN ARQUILLA

The Body Counter

Meet Patrick Ball, a statistician who's spent his life lifting the fog of war.

BY TINA ROSENBERG

Mad Libs: War Edition

What's on the horizon for warfare in 2012? FP asked some of the world's top experts to fill in the blanks.

 

Inside Power, Inc.

Taking stock of Big Business vs. Big Government.

BY DAVID ROTHKOPF

How Gogol* Explains the Post-Soviet World

(*And Chekhov and Dostoyevsky.) The case for (re)reading Russia's greatest literary classics.

BY THOMAS DE WAAL

Opening Gambit: How to Beat Obama

BY ED GILLESPIE AND KARL ROVE

Ideas: Fear Factor

BY JOSHUA E. KEATING

Epiphanies from Shimon Peres

INTERVEW BY DAVID KENNER

Pictured: Sea Change

BY DEAN CHAPMAN