Trump Should Not Have Canceled His Meeting With Putin at the G-20
The United States is missing an opportunity to keep Russia in line.
G-20 Communique May Further Isolate U.S. on Climate Change
It’s likely that 19 countries will affirm their commitment to the Paris Climate agreement, leaving Trump alone in rejecting it.
Russia and China Hold Hands Ahead of G-20 Summit
Expect trade deals and more anti-U.S. posturing as the Chinese president meets with Putin ahead of the G-20 summit.
Thousands of Protesters Prepare to Jeer Trump, Putin, and Erdogan at G-20 Summit
German chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly chose Hamburg to show how protests are tolerated in democracies.
Wane, Wax, Whatever
Why Obama's walking a thin tightrope getting the public on board for a Syrian intervention.
Below the Radar
Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.
Seizing the Moment
The world’s leading nations are convening a meeting on the fight against corruption. Here’s what they ought to be discussing.
The Corruption Pandemic
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
Losing at the IMF
The Obama administration set out to reform the international financial system, but now finds itself on the defensive. What went wrong?
Argentina’s Deadbeat Mom
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner refuses to pay Argentina's massive debts -- and that's why she has to go.
Preventing the Next Food Crisis
As drought devastates this year's grain harvest, it's vital that countries don't make a bad situation worse.
The Exclusion Zone
G-20 leaders are out of ideas and out of touch. No wonder their citizens are so angry.