Facing the Future of Work
FP’s editor in chief introduces our July issue on how to adapt to robots, AI, trade wars, and an aging world.
Books in Brief: The Latest Reads on the Financial Crisis, the Rwandan Genocide, and What It Means to Be a Nation
Also: Works on India’s rise, the history of U.S. trade politics, and social media’s role in modern conflicts.
India’s Secularists Have an Authoritarianism Problem
Indians are increasingly forced to choose between Hindu nationalism and egalitarian dictatorship.
Motherhood Is Kicking Indian Women Out of Work
A new act gives more maternity leave — and reinforces the same old patriarchal values.
False Dawn in Afghanistan?
A temporary Taliban truce, despite the opportunity it presents, doesn’t mean peace is about to break out anytime soon.
State of the Trade Wars
Tracking U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs — and the retaliatory measures other countries are taking.
India Is the Latest Front in Trump’s Endless Trade War
Modi’s soft approach is getting nowhere with a hard-line Washington.
The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery
Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones.
Nobody’s Protecting India’s Bravest Journalists
I had the resources to survive a campaign of online hate — but other reporters have been far less fortunate.
Democracies Need a Little Help From Their Friends
The war against foreign-funded NGOs — from India to Israel — is harming democratic governance, not enhancing it.
Superbugs Are Going to Eat Us Alive
Drug-resistant diseases are on the rise. Only a global effort to prevent overuse of antibiotics can halt the threat.
Caught on Camera: India’s Broken Media
What a sting operation reveals about press freedom in the world’s largest democracy.
Modi Needs to Show India Has Teeth
Asia is ready for India to step up as the United States withdraws.
India’s Democracy Is More Delicate Than It Seems
After scrambles, fights, and bribes in Karnataka, the stage is set for a tough 2019 vote.
Fresh U.S. Sanctions Not Likely to Strangle Iran’s Oil Market
Trump walks away from the nuclear deal, but big Asian buyers are likely to keep snapping up Iranian crude.
Trump Is Driving Xi Into Modi’s Arms
China’s more afraid of a volatile United States than a powerful India.
One Belt, One Road, One Happy Chinese Navy
Beijing is using commercial bridgeheads to give its warships staying power in the Indian Ocean.
Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy
In the absence of a serious political challenge from the left or right, Canada’s prime minister is suffering from self-inflicted damage.
Is Abdulla Yameen Handing Over the Maldives to China?
The island nation is on the verge of conceding its sovereignty.