Mad Libs: The Geopolitics of Energy
What does the U.S. oil and gas boom mean for international energy markets and climate change initiatives? We asked top experts, and here's what they told us.
How Is Energy Remaking the World?
To navigate the complicated new politics of oil and gas, FP asked the author of The Quest and leading U.S. energy historian to help shape our latest survey -- and guide us through the results.
Think Again: The AmericanEnergy Boom
Yes, oil and gas made in the USA is surging. But does that really liberate us from the Middle East?
What’s Wrong with Pakistan?
Why geography -- unfortunately -- is destiny for South Asia's troubled heartland.
Was the Arab Spring Worth It?
The people of the Middle East have paid a steep price to overthrow their dictators.
10 Reasons Countries Fall Apart
States don't fail overnight. The seeds of of their destruction are sown deep within their political institutions.
The Worst of the Worst
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, see which countries fared worst across 12 indicators.
Wealth of Nations
It's time to stop calling countries like Brazil and China "developing." They're just rich.
Epiphanies from C. Fred Bergsten
The veteran economist and Washington power-player on China, currency wars, and working with Henry Kissinger.
The Science of Ballot-Box Stuffing
What's the best way to detect electoral fraud? You may want to follow the numbers.
Please, Don’t Send Food
A new study suggests that food aid could actually prolong conflict rather than resolve it.
‘American Exceptionalism’: A Short History
How did a phrase initially used dismissively by Joseph Stalin become shorthand for who loves America more?