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Kenya, Corruption, and Terrorism

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.18.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Kenya is too important to fail. The government knows it, and so donor governments. So its dependence on foreign aid will also continue. Let us hope that Kenya does not become part of the African Confederation of Failed States.

Global Pioneers Are Inventing a Better Future

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Molly Alexander Darden

Beginning with the Revolutionary War, America's capacity to care for our multitude of physically and mentally wounded warriors has proven woefully inadequate.

Bassem Youssef's Punchlines Wound Egypt's Rulers

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.02.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

One can't keep track of multiple events on the dizzying Egyptian media landscape. But Bassem Youssef and his run-ins with authorities over charges o...

Embassy Guards In Kabul Told To Lie About Long Hours, Suit Alleges

HuffPost Live | John Stephens | Posted 01.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The security company contracted to protect the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, is being implicated in a federal lawsuit alleging security guards i...

Hillary Clinton Weighs In On Drug Legalization

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Hillary Clinton is not convinced domestic drug legalization would end the cartel violence ravaging Central America. As Politico reports, during a f...

Why What 'Clicks' for Women Isn't Always Good for Women

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

How many women are left with the false impression this junk "news" sells -- that feminism is about making women unwomanly and pitting them against men, or having a right to bare arms while delivering the 5:00 news -- as opposed to the stuff that is real?

Senators Block Ambassadors to Azerbaijan and Turkey

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In a major embarrassment for the Obama Administration, Senators took an unprecedented action last week, blocking the President's ambassadorial nominees for both Azerbaijan and Turkey.

Sam Stein

Jimmy Carter Objects To Article Comparing His Foreign Policy To Obama's | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In last month's issue of Foreign Policy magazine, leading analyst and Iraq War supporter Walter Russell Mead opined that President Obama's foreign pol...

Multi-Thinking About Iran: Let's be Realist

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

As a "card-carrying realist," I find Haass's recommendation to "promote" -- he does not actually call for "doing" -- regime change in Tehran as running contrary to any sensible realist viewpoint.

Nice Not to Hear Norm Coleman at Hillary Clinton Hearing

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

My first reaction listening to the just one-notch-short-of-a-love-fest hearing was that Norm Coleman's absence has made a huge difference.

This Week in Magazines: Obama's Tough Calls, Real Missions for James Bond, and the Sex-Subprime Scandal

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

It's pretty unclear if the latest version of Bond could handle Foreign Policy's "The List: Five Real Missions for 007." Back in the real world, here's what I'd love a secret agent to do.

If The World Could Vote...

FP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Courtesy of Foreign Policy magazine and Gallup, this interactive world map shows how the rest of the world would vote, were they allowed to, in this h...

Chicago Places 8th In Global Cities Ranking

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's size and the diversity of its immigrant population, as well as its ability to attract international students, helped place it among the top ...