Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Planners in the Egyptian military want to boost the old defense-industrial complex by cultivating new smaller scale projects that partner the Egyptian armed forces with a diverse portfolio of second- and third-tier foreign defense manufacturers.
President Obama's new budget requests an increase in State Department funding, but simultaneously decreases funds vital for humanitarian, health, and other aid groups.
China's economic involvement has increased in Afghanistan. Will it be a stabilizing force as the United States withdraws?
Mike Daisey's appearance on "This American Life" has made it impossible to ignore Apple's labor abuses.
Apple's march to market supremacy has been accomplished at tremendous cost to both American and Chinese workers.
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
No economic crisis would be complete without Jeffrey Sachs's two cents.
Dick Cheney had his eye on Iraqi oil long before 9/11.
Working through his fellow commissioners, nuclear energy political operatives have attacked Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Gregory Jaczko.
Can the Social Democrats shape a more positive vision for Germany's relationship with Europe?