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Parag Khanna

What Americans Can Do About the End of Their Ruling Days

Christopher Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Tucker

Parag Khanna offers some strategies in his book How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance that strays far from the Washington Consensus. We should all take heed.

Lula Must Not Undermine Brazil's Chance to Be the Next "Indispensable Nation"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

As it sits at a clear breakout point in its global ascendance -- and just before President Lula's upcoming trip to Tehran -- Brazil faces fundamental choices about the type of nation it wants to be.

The New Power Dispensation at the UN Security Council

Carne Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carne Ross

Changes are afoot in the way power works in the world. New axes of power are emerging.

Taliban's Popularity Linked To Perception It Will Lift Pakistanis From Poverty

Huffington Post Contributor | Emi Foulk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

by Emi Foulk The swelling power of the Taliban in Pakistan - or "Talibanistan," as The Nation so pithily put it - has caused much alarm amongst Ameri...

Obama's Team Stumbling Into Afghanistan Trap

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Throwing more troops into the mess in Afghanistan is the kind of mistake that the previous administration would make. Obama needs to show that he has learned something of those mistakes.