Former ambassador Michael McFaul on what really motivated Russia to invade Ukraine
Arthur Brooks thinks the world's poor were motivated to "throw off their chains of poverty" because they envied Americans.
U.S.A.'s World Cup bid had ended, but there are signs of a historic shift in global perceptions.
But its factories remain really inefficient, even though there are cost-saving technologies available. Why?
The importance of context
How we can stop illegal fishing
The stakes are different, but our struggles to define the role of religion in public life are similar.
How America empowered Nouri al-Maliki—and then failed to keep that power in check.
A National Geographic photographer explains why many cultures view the body as a blank canvas.
Notes on George Mitchell, Marwan Muasher, and Anne-Marie Slaughter discussing American intervention and the prospects for democratic self-governance in the Middle East
The film's popularity has coincided with public outcry over sexism in Japan, where unlike in America, Disney marketing played up the movie's empowerment message.
An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.
The region is undergoing a convulsion that could take decades to sort itself out.
America's growing coalition of soccer fans looks a lot like the coalition that got Obama elected.
For the first time in centuries, we're trusting our neighbors, Brian Chesky says.
Can the government turn slums into the world's greenest cities?
Around the world, older generations are becoming the dominant demographic groups.
Esther Honig sent an untouched image to Photoshop designers around the world. She had one request: "Make me look beautiful."
Michael Oren made the provocative claim that "the lesser evil is the Sunnis over the Shias," while insisting that the U.S. should never ally with Iran, even against Sunni terrorists.
The former vice president rejected democracy-promotion in the Middle East. And today's conservatives agree with him.