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.


A Last Cigarette With Helmut Schmidt

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


Who’s to Blame if We Double-Dip?

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


Parliamentary Funk

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


Lagarde’s To-Do List

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


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.


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 ...


Hands Off the Wheel

The most ridiculous Saudi arguments against women drivers.


BHL ups the ante

In an interview with German newspaper Die Zeit, Bernard-Henri Lévy continues to defend his buddy Dominique Strauss-Kahn. A translated selection: Zeit: But Dominique Strauss-Kahn was ...

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