The Inside Story of How the White House Let Diplomacy Fail in Afghanistan
"My time in the Obama administration turned out to be a deeply disillusioning experience."
What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?
We asked everyone from an ex-president of Pakistan to a former Afghan spy chief to weigh in.
What Went Right?
Critics of the war are missing the big picture: Afghanistan is much better off today.
The Prince of the White House
Eleven rules for how Barack Obama, or any U.S. president, can have his way on national security.
State of War
FP surveyed more than 70 experts on today's global conflicts, with John Arquilla guiding us through the results.
Mad Libs: War Edition
FP asked more than 70 top military thinkers to fill in the blanks on the world's global conflicts -- from the drone wars to the budget wars.
Think Again: The Pentagon
The military's Chicken Littles want you to think the sky is falling. Don't believe them: America has never been safer.
They've helped bail out southern weaklings. Now Europe's northern countries may be doomed too.
Frontier Markets: A Short History
How second-generation emerging markets became today's hottest investment story.
Epiphanies from Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Nigeria's finance minister on resource curses, African growth, and why America shouldn't be so smug about corruption.
The Things They Carried: The Congolese Rebel
Maj. John Imani Nzenze, an M23 rebel commander, reveals what's in his camouflage backpack.
Why Is It So Hard to Identify the World’s Rape Capital?
How it's possible for Botswana and Sweden to top a global ranking of rape.