• Dec
    By Noah Feldman, Bloomberg

    Noah Feldman

    The horrific massacre of 132 boys this week at their school in Peshawar, Pakistan, embodies a new trend in islamist terrorism that has emerged over this year. Past

  • By William Pesek, Bloomberg

    Hawks in Washington like to warn about China’s military buildup. They should be encouraged by Beijing’s emerging financial drawdown

  • Dec
    By Mark Buchanan, Bloomberg

    Mark Buchanan

    Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and

  • By Christopher Flavelle, Bloomberg

    The United Nations talks that ended on Friday in Lima have highlighted two fundamental sticking points over how to deal with climate change. First, major developing nations are resisting


    Everybody likes to make a good first impression. Even more — maintain a great relationship

  • Nov
    By Orit Bashkin, Reuters

    The west’s understanding of West Asia has often been laden with misconceptions — this has especially been the case in the years following the Arab Spring.
    Here are three assumptions

  • Nov
    By Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg

    You all know the urban legend of the conversation between F Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.
    Fitzgerald: “Let me tell you about the very rich

  • By Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters

    Get ready for a “melt-up. ” Back in mid-October as stock markets around the world plunged faster than at any time since 2011 many investors and economists feared

  • Oct
    By Dhiraj Nayyar, Bloomberg

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is a man more accustomed to giving than to following orders. But part of him was probably relieved earlier this week when India’s Supreme

  • By Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

    A lot of people knew Apple chief executive Tim Cook was gay. Since 2011 he has topped Out magazine’s Power List and he has made no effort