Hillary Clinton’s Remarks at FP’s ‘Transformational Trends’ Forum
The secretary of state delivers a speech on the future of U.S. foreign policy during a conference sponsored by the Foreign Policy Group and the State Department's Policy Planning Staff at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Paul Krugman on 5 Other FP Global Thinkers
The New York Times columnist has a lot to say about other Thinkers. Here's a small sample.
Three Days in Foros
In August 1991, Soviet hardliners held Mikhail Gorbachev captive at a Crimean resort in a last-ditch effort to save the crumbling Soviet empire. Anatoly Chernyaev, Gorbachev's foreign policy advisor was there when it happened. In this excerpt from the diary he kept at the time -- newly translated into English -- he tells the story of the coup attempt that destroyed the USSR.
Escaping from Afghanistan’s Mad-Max Present
What Osama bin Laden's death means for South Asia's future.
“Bin Laden is No Longer a Threat”
The late-night administration briefing on the killing of Osama bin Laden.
What the World Got Wrong in Côte D’Ivoire
Why is the United Nations entrenching former colonial powers on our continent? Africans can and should take the lead in resolving their own disputes.
The Qaddafi I Know
The Libyan leader was no saint. But the West was wrong to intervene in African affairs.
Open Letter: Ivory Coast, the war against civilians
“The Gbagbo mafia is struggling first and foremost for power,” affirms a group of experts on West Africa, who are concerned about the “risk that the situation will escalate into a civil war”
Transcript: “The Obama/Bush Foreign Policies: Why Can’t America Change?”
Text as delivered of a speech by journalist Seymour Hersh in Doha, Qatar, on Jan. 17, 2011.
An Open Letter from El Diario
Ciudad Juárez's daily newspaper explains Mexico's conflict, beseeches the United States to change its policy, and mourns the deaths of its own.
New U.N. Report Reveals a Smarter, Healthier — Yet More Unequal — World
On the 20th anniversary of the world's most in-depth country ranking, the U.N. Human Development Index finds that global progress is largely on track. But those left behind are more numerous than ever.