The World Ahead: the November/December 2010 issue of Foreign Affairs.
Former Mexican Foreign Secretary Dr. Jorge Castañeda and former Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Mr. Robert Bonner discuss the consequences of Mexico's drug war and the policy options facing Mexican and U.S. officials.
The editor of Foreign Affairs, James F. Hoge, Jr., gives an interview to Big Think on the looming challenges to U.S. foreign policy.
The World Ahead: Coming in the November/December 2010 issue of Foreign Affairs.
The World Ahead: Coming in the November/December 2010 issue of Foreign Affairs with commentary from Editor James F. Hoge, Jr.
A discussion with Zbigniew Brzezinski on the future of NATO and other foreign policy challenges facing the Obama administration.
Marton, an American author and award-winning journalist, recounts the harrowing experiences of her Hungarian parents under Nazi, and then communist, rule.
Watch Ian Bremmer, Felix Rohatyn, and James F. Hoge, Jr. discuss state capitalism during a global recession.
Foreign Affairs authors analyze policy options to bring peace to the Middle East and the role that the Obama administration can play in the region.
A note on the new look and features of ForeignAffairs.com.
This memoir provides an illuminating picture of how embassies work to manage demanding and tense negotiations at pivotal points in history and is also a gripping account of a refugee's escape and an engaging peek at the social and cultural aspects of ambassadorial life.
Watch experts debate causes of the financial crisis and what needs to happen for the global financial markets to recover.
Stephen Biddle and Steven Simon how to ensure stability continues in Iraq in this inaugural Foreign Affairs Live debate.
Global power shifts happen rarely and are even less often peaceful. Washington must take heed: Asia is rising fast, with its growing economic power translating into political and military strength. The West must adapt -- or be left behind.
Brazil's immense natural wealth and potential have been squandered amid perpetual cycles of reform and authoritarian relapse. This sad fact has prompted the wry observation that Brazil "is the country of tomorrow--and always will be." In an interview with Foreign Affairs, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, the new president, makes the case for his ambitious plan to stimulate the private sector, privatize and trim much of the federal government, and attack the deep economic inequalities and social ills that hold his country back. Cardoso discusses the ways he has tried to navigate Brazil's political shoals--a socialist left, a rightist military, the destabilized financial markets of Latin America--while raising the profile and increasing the role of Brazil internationally.
Dramatic growth has occurred over the past five years in live news coverage of crises and other significant events around the globe. Enhanced media power due to technological advances is a potent new tool of diplomacy. It is also a disruptive and unpredictable force. Its immediacy and pervasiveness raise major challenges for political leaders intent on shaping the conduct of foreign policy.