The killing of Boris Nemtsov heralds a new era of darkness for Russia’s already battered opposition.
Christian CarylChristian Caryl is the author of Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century. A former reporter at Newsweek, he is a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute (which co-publishes Democracy Lab with Foreign Policy) and a contributing editor at the National Interest. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books.
Six years ago, a visionary president blessed with the rare gift of oratory came to Washington to change the world. What happened?
James TraubJames Traub is a fellow of the Center on International Cooperation. "Terms of Engagement," his column for ForeignPolicy.com, runs weekly. Follow his Twitter feed at @JamesTraub1 or his presidential alter ego at jqaspeaks.tumblr.com.
Eat it and weep: From spicy tofu at the crack of dawn to midnight barbecue at cycle-drawn carts, round-the-clock noshing is a way of life in Chongqing. M. Scott BrauerM. Scott Brauer is a photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time Asia, among others.
President Barack Obama’s top negotiator to the Iran nuclear talks pushed back against her critics on Capitol Hill, arguing that the world would rally behind an agreement if the two sides manage to hammer out a deal this year.