World

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi The worrying data on Italy’s recession
Ahmed Rashid Isis and the promotion of genocidal war
Jeffrey Sachs Sanctions can help break the spiral of war
Ivo Daalder Containing Russia requires economic and political measures that impose real costs
Ahmed Rashid Foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq are a worry but the west needs to rethink the role of Saudi Arabia and Iran
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi The folly of central banks tightening to keep governments on the leash
Francis Fukuyama Isis risks distracting US from more menacing foes
Nicholas Stern EU leaders must stop dithering on climate change
Ahmed Rashid Unite to stop the Isis crisis engulfing the Muslim world
Richard Haass Ready or not, a new Middle East is taking place before our eyes
Jeffrey Sachs Poland’s return to Europe: lessons for Ukraine, Russia and the west
Ahmed Rashid Pakistan’s polio disgrace
Richard Haass Obama has to stop prevaricating on foreign policy
Peter Mandelson Putin is risking the engine of Russia’s economy
Ian Bremmer America picks a fine time to challenge China on cyber
Ahmed Rashid Tiny Kyrgyzstan feels the heat from the Ukraine crisis
George Soros A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives
Kurt Campbell Malaysia in the aftermath of MH370
Ivo Daalder Putin’s strategic miscalculations will cost Russia
David Miliband What we must learn from the horrors of Rwanda
Mark Malloch-Brown We betrayed Rwanda – never again
Yukon Huang Let China’s cities flourish free from central control
Howard Davies French alienation, abstention and National Front success
Kishore Mahbubani Look to China for wisdom on dealing with Russia
Lawrence Summers ‘Potemkin money’ is the wrong way to help Ukraine
Ivo Daalder Russian force: how should the west respond?
Ivo Daalder Russia should avoid raising the stakes over Ukraine
Ahmed Rashid Sharif’s failed chance to get serious with the Taliban
Kurt Campbell Asia enters an age of increasing uncertainty
Howard Davies Currencies and banks: the two big questions about China
Howard Davies How Davos makes a major deal out of minor things
Ahmed Rashid Central Asia must unite to halt spread of jihadism
Kurt Campbell Watch the rise of Asia’s national security councils
Kurt Campbell How China and American can keep a Pacific peace
Ahmed Rashid China takes a leaf out of Stalin in central Asia
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi The European banking union is a disappointment
Kurt Campbell North Korea is an Asian hybrid of Orwell and Hobbes
Yukon Huang China’s brightened prospects
Kurt Campbell Respect for democracy in Thailand needs support
Kurt Campbell China is treading on thin ice in the Pacific
Ahmed Rashid Strange Impasse – Arabs and Israel see Iran as threat.
Howard Davies It will take more than a football match for Hollande to raise his game
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi Italy’s fragile government should learn from the Germans
Kishore Mahbubani Time for Obama to deploy his cunning in the MidEast
Kurt Campbell American engagement in Asia could help in the Mideast
Ahmed Rashid Pakistanis will regret marginalising Malala
Ivo Daalder The real challenge for US-Iran talks lies at home
Kurt Campbell How America should handle a changing Japan
Ahmed Rashid Beware Pakistan’s small nuclear weapons
Ian Bremmer Saudi Arabia’s missed opportunity