End Game in Sri Lanka

Global factors bring long civil war to a close, but only reconciliation can end an extremist ideology
Harsh V. Pant
February 23, 2009

Taiwan's Challenge to China and the World - Part I

Taiwan's democratic exercise provokes muscle flexing in Beijing and keeps Western defense industries in business
Jean-Pierre Cabestan
March 12, 2004

The Gordian Knot of Gaza

Solution to Israeli-Palestinian issue must combine aspirations of the Arab citizens with regional interest
Tamara Cofman Wittes
March 6, 2009

Is Protectionism Unavoidable?

Political compulsion could overcome economic prudence but coordination among countries may limit damage
Jeffrey E. Garten
February 6, 2009

Union in Crisis

Playing a blame game, scared European governments seem ready to throw weaker members out of the lifeboat
Jonathan Fenby
February 16, 2009

A Dangerous Void in Pakistan

As the US plans to send more troops to Afghanistan, the country next door seems rudderless
Ahmed Rashid
March 4, 2009


With China on Mind, India, US and Japan to Hold Trilateral Meet in Washington

The three nations insist it’s not about containing China
December 6, 2011

Divisions Deepen at UN Talks on Climate

Developed nations demand that emerging economies make sacrifices, too
Pilita Clark
December 3, 2011

Nuclear Power Goes Rogue

As developed nations reject nuclear power, the industry looks south for sales
Henry Sokolski
November 30, 2011

German Automakers Embrace Car-Sharing

For young city dwellers, car ownership is not cool
Christian Wüst
November 14, 2011

Herr and Madame, Señor and Mrs.

Men and women look far and wide for the perfect spouse
November 28, 2011