South Sudan was born amid great hope but has since descended into war. It will take a new generation of leaders to make it a successful state.
In the world’s biggest democracy, good politics often have nothing to do with good economics.
Saudi Arabia is fighting for a dangerous monopoly on Islamic thought.
The U.S. military has long relied on women to entertain the troops. Here’s how that’s slowly changing.
Autocrats and counterfeit democrats have perfected the art of rigging polls to stay in power — without breaking any laws.
Endless elections, unqualified leaders, uninformed voters, and short-term thinking are impeding economic growth.
As state-backed companies' debts mount, China faces an inevitable slowdown.
Solar power is the world’s most promising clean energy solution, but governments must abandon outdated policies for it to succeed.
The Marshall Plan recognized the limits of U.S. power in Europe. To be successful, so must diplomacy with Moscow today.
A decade of targeted assassinations has pushed the boundaries of Israel's laws and military ethics — and harmed its image across the globe.