The Bad Boys of Global Politics

John Bolton and Robert Mugabe might be the two best things to ever happen to the United Nations.

The FP Memo: How to Sell America

The new U.S. public diplomacy guru must get the United States on local TV, make U.S. foreign aid more visible, and show the Arab world how diverse American opinion really is.

Debate: The State of Nature

Is the world getting greener? Or are we selling it short for a fistful of greenbacks? Apparently, even committed environmentalists can disagree. When Carl Pope looks out his door, he sees the polar ice caps melting, ecosystems on life support, and clean water disappearing. But Bjørn Lomborg believes humanity's backyard has never looked better. Who's got it right? For young and old, rich and poor, the answer might just mean the world.