What's Inside the January/February 2014 Issue

(Foreign Affairs)

In the January/February 2014 issue:

A special package highlights six markets to watch, including Mexico, South Korea, Poland, Turkey, Indonesia and the Philippines, and the Mekong Region.

David Lampton, professor of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, explains why it is harder than ever for Beijing to govern.

Ashton Carter, who served as U.S. deputy secretary of defense from 2011 to 2013, writes that the Pentagon is ill equipped to address urgent needs that arise during wartime and urges it to be more flexible.

Enrique Peña Nieto, president of Mexico, talks to Foreign Affairs about his country’s economy, his term to date, and his plans for the future.

Michael Mazarr, professor of National Security Strategy at the National War College, charts the rise and the fall of the failed state meme.

Michael Clemens, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, and Justin Sandefur, research fellow at the Center for Global Development, review Paul Collier’s Exodus.

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