May/June 2013
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The Power Issue

Minister No

Sergei Lavrov and the blunt logic of Russian power.

By Susan B. Glasser

PLUS: A conversation with Sergei Lavrov

The Driver

An exclusive look inside the mysterious death and life of the world's most dangerous terrorist not named Osama bin Laden.

By Mark Perry

Xi's War Drums

China's new leader is using the military to consolidate his power. But has he unleashed forces beyond his control?

By John Garnaut

Soft (Drink) Power

The head of the world's most global beverage company on climate change, power in the post-crisis era, and how Coke's secret formula stays safe from hackers.

Interview By Ian Bremmer

The End of the Gandhis

Can Rahul Gandhi run India? Can anybody?

By James Traub

The 0.000007 Percent

FP's list of the 500 most powerful people on the planet.

The Balance of Power

Why the underrepresentation of women in positions of power is proof of the most destructive pattern of human rights abuses in the history of civilization.

By DAVID ROTHKOPF

Think Again: European Decline

Sure, it may seem as if Europe is down and out. But things are far, far better than they look.

By MARK LEONARD AND HANS KUNDNANI

Ideas: Gun Runner No. 1

BY JOSHUA E. KEATING

Epiphanies from Chris Anderson

INTERVIEW BY BENJAMIN PAUKER

The New New Normal: Into Africa

BY MOHAMED A. EL-ERIAN

Pictured: Museum of War

BY TAMMAM AZZAM

The Singularity of Fools

A special report from the utopian future.

BY DAVID RIEFF

Cities on a Hill

Today's most intriguing utopias.

BY MARGARET SLATTERY