Cameron Abadi

Cameron Abadi is deputy editor at Foreign Policy. He previously worked at the New Republic and Foreign Affairs and as a correspondent in Germany and Iran. His writing has appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, the New Yorker, the New Republic, and Der Spiegel.

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The Forever Chancellor

Angela Merkel was supposed to face a serious threat to her leadership this year. It turns out she knows Germans better than they know themselves.

Feature

A Last Cigarette With Helmut Schmidt

Why one generation of postwar Germans rejected his leadership, and the next generation craved it.

Lists

Who’s to Blame if We Double-Dip?

Five people, places, and things everyone's wagging their fists at as the markets crash.

Lists

Parliamentary Funk

The United States isn't the only country whose legislature just doesn't work.

Feature

Lagarde’s To-Do List

What should Christine Lagarde do on Day 1 as managing director of the IMF? Five experts weigh in.

Argument

The World’s Most Important Boring Man

How the economic fate of Europe, and the world, came to rest on the shoulders of an inconspicuous Italian banker.

Lists

The Hall of Shame

For millions, life in a failed state is a daily dose of misery. Here are seven countries that stand out for their wretchedness.

The Middle East Channel

Hands off the wheel

If this year's Arab freedom movements had a soundtrack, it'd be an eclectic assortment, from the densely operatic storyline that saw the deposement of Hosni ...

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Hands Off the Wheel

The most ridiculous Saudi arguments against women drivers.

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