Hamid Karzai's biggest problem isn't his relationship with the United States, but with his own country.
The New Geopolitics of Food
From the Middle East to Madagascar, high prices are spawning land grabs and ousting dictators. Welcome to the 21st-century food wars.
How Food Explains the World
From China's strategic pork reserve to a future where insects are the new white meat, 10 reasons we really are what we eat.
Think Again: Dictators
Arab autocrats may be tottering, but the world's tyrants aren't all quaking in their steel-toed boots.
It’s Not Just the Veil
Technology and globalization have reinvented other traditional Muslim practices in some surprising ways.
Half a Miracle
Medellín's rebirth is nothing short of astonishing. But have the drug lords really been vanquished?
Epiphanies from Gene Sharp
The intellectual father of the democratic revolution on what he learned from Gandhi and why he doesn't give advice.
Is Our Kids Getting Dumber?
Actually, the U.S. really should care about its schoolchildren's international competitiveness.
The Right War
Gen. Stanley McChrystal needs to acknowledge that the battle for Afghanistan belongs to the Afghans.