Fracking, robotics, and nanotechnology are poised to transform the industrial sector.
ColumnsSee all columns
Caracas is paying the price for Chávez’s misplaced trust.
Over the next 10 years, the energy market will undergo profound transformations, driven by revolutionary technologies that will significantly shift the balance between importing and exporting countries
How can so many demonstrations accomplish so little?
For leaders like Putin, the true threat comes from the forces fighting for democracy in their countries.
The country is now the world’s capital of inflation, homicide, and scarcity—but half the population is no longer willing to tolerate it.
MediaSee all media
By Fareed Zakaria “President Putin is currently riding a surge of popularity at home, propelled in no small measure by his assertive moves in Ukraine. When tallied in mid-March by state polling group VTsIOM, Mr. Putin’s approval stood at nearly 72 percent, a gain of almost 10 percentage points from earlier in the year,” writes […]
A deal is reached to defuse the crisis in eastern Ukraine. The agreement calls for armed pro-Russian separatists to leave government buildings, but they are refusing to surrender. China’s economic growth slows to an eighteen-month low. U.S. officials analyze a new video that appears to show a large al Qaida meeting in Yemen. Negotiations resume in Venezuela between the government and opposition leaders. And more than one hundred people were killed in a series of attacks in Nigeria by suspected Islamic extremists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories. Hear audio
It’s been a year since Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro — the hand-picked successor of long-time, charismatic leader Hugo Chavez — entered office. Demonstrations against rising crime have mushroomed into massive marches over insecurity, scarcity and demonstrator arrests. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports on the basic difficulties facing the citizens of Venezuela. JUDY WOODRUFF: In March […] Hear audio
Moises Naim's new book, "The End of Power," aims to track the history of political power and answer why being in charge isn't what it used to be. Ray Suarez talks with Naim, also a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about why power is both harder to use and to keep today. Hear audio