Step Up to the Plate

Rising powers need to act like powers. by Fareed Zakaria You can count on a few things during the U.N.’s annual General Assembly. The traffic will be bad, the speeches will be worthy (if a bit dull)—and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will say something absurd. This year the Iranian leader suggested that U.S. officials orchestrated the 9/11 … Continue reading

The Rise of the Rest

It’s true China is booming, Russia is growing more assertive, terrorism is a threat. But if America is losing the ability to dictate to this new world, it has not lost the ability to lead. By Fareed Zakaria Americans are glum at the moment. No, I mean really glum. In April, a new poll revealed … Continue reading