The pope is everything you’d want in a leader, Putin everything you wouldn’t.
Lifting the self-imposed ban on US oil exports would make America stronger and Putin and IS weaker.
‘Love jihad’ crusade underscores that what was once an extreme perspective has now become party line.
States are being upended by the market, Mother Nature and Moore’s law.
US climate policy should set a compelling example for other nations to follow.
Obama has been on duty when the world has come unstuck.
The Russian president got a lot wrong in Ukraine.
Obama is not to blame for the state of American foreign policy.
A Putin-imposed energy embargo might just be the push clean technology needs
The US must negotiate with Iran in its own interests,and cease behaving like a hired lawyer for its allies.
Iran should reform its nuclear policy to establish a working relationship with the West
The Muslim Brotherhood should be free to participate in constitution-making and elections
Why have there recently been so many popular protests in democracies?
Obama has only difficult choices ahead
Will it ever again be a unified country?
While the US applauds the Arab people for overthrowing unpopular,corrupt regimes,it supports similar governments in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
In 40 years of writing about the Middle East,Ive never seen anything like whats happening in Tahrir Square.
As change sweeps the Arab world,it is time for the Israelis and Palestinians to make a peace deal.
The US navy and marines are investing heavily in renewable energy
Should the world be left to an untrammeled superpower like China and untrammeled individuals like the WikiLeakers?
The US must internalise the fact that it needs nation-building at home,says Thomas Friedman.
The American right exaggerated and spun an unsourced PTI factoid.
Chinas new belligerence is throwing the US and India together. But how far will the friendship go?
The US has escaped terrorist attacks this far,but there are no guarantees
If the US turns towards protectionism,India will suffer and that means America will,too
China cant grow fast indefinitely if its people are allowed only economic liberty without political liberty
The US cannot depend on China to develop electric-car tech.
Democracies are inexplicably fazed by the China story.
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Its problems are all too apparent,but dont underestimate the countrys capacity to fix them