The End of Europe (Global Economy)

Its economic union is unraveling, London is ablaze, and the continent's once dependable trading partner the U.S. is too feeble to save the day or the euro. Say goodbye to the old order


London's Long Burn

An outbreak of arson, looting and lawlessness caught Britain and its leaders by surprise. Why they should have seen the troubles coming

Troubled Waters (China)

The acquisition of a decommissioned Soviet carrier, at a time of naval tension in Asia, heralds Beijing's growing territorial ambition



Seeking Growth After the Arab Spring (Middle East)

Unless it can nurture entrepreneurs and create jobs, the popular movement that toppled the dictators won't make a difference in real lives