The Cult of Cronyism

Global corporate interests prefer candidate in India who can manage corruption in predictable way
Siddharth Varadarajan
April 2, 2014

Turkey: Erdoğan Faces Twittering Opposition

Opposition’s use of social media tarnishes Erdoğan government, but short-term change is unlikely
Anna Beth Keim
March 26, 2014

Defying the Taliban, Afghans Head to the Polls

Afghans have made great strides since 2001 – April election is a fight for the future
Marc Grossman
March 20, 2014

Fig Leaf of Legitimacy

Short-term strategic concerns trump concerns about sovereignty for Ukraine
Nayan Chanda
March 17, 2014

The US and Iran in a Tantalizing Dance

Iran’s president must win over West and keep the hardliners at home at bay
Abbas Amanat
September 26, 2013

Bo Xilai Conviction Will Do Little to Curb Corruption

Constitutional reforms, transparency, free speech are musts for China to fight corruption
Zhiwu Chen
September 24, 2013

Merkel Victory Will Mask Germany's Long-Term Economic Problems

Complacency does not give way to competition
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
September 23, 2013