How Obama Lost Karzai
The road out of Afghanistan runs through two presidents who just don't get along.
The Future of War
What wars are we going to be fighting in the next decade -- and with what weapons?
War and Peace, Mad Libs Edition
FP asked some of the world's smartest thinkers on security to fill in the blanks on where we're headed.
Playboy bunnies. $2 million Bugattis. Bags full of cash. Meet the world's richest minister of agriculture and forestry.
Human Rights Last
China's diplomats have the ear of the world's bad guys. So what are they telling them?
Think Again: Education
Relax, America. Chinese math whizzes and Indian engineers aren't stealing your kids' future.
The Not So Dark Ages
When it comes to comparing economies, 'medieval' may not mean what you think it means.
BRICs: A Short History
How did a Wall Street buzzword coined by Goldman Sachs become a powerful new bloc in world affairs?
What is WikiLeaks really trying to tell us? We asked eminent historians and scholars to take the long view on these startling documents.
A Short History of Secrecy
Think Julian Assange is sui generis? He's just one in a long line of agents provocateurs, stretching back through Trotsky to the Greeks.
Anatomy of a Honey Trap
What if the hidden messages in the WikiLeaks cables were less about Tunisia and Russia, more about Winnie the Pooh?