Egypt's economic problems do have a possible solution: politics. But Egypt's politicians are failing.
China’s drive to develop Greenland’s rare earths may be driven more by its economic than geopolitical interests, Rogers writes.
The BP Energy Outlook 2030 is not a statistical or scientific document, Cobb writes, but rather a political one. It is not a statement about the way the world is so much as about the way BP wishes it to be over the next 20 years, he adds.
Afghan-American author Tamim Ansary tracks the past of his native country
A day after President Mohamed Morsi reshuffled Egypt's cabinet, an IMF representative was in Cairo to discuss a $4.8 billion loan. But the cost of that needed cash appears steep.
For most of history, there were always new lands to discover, explore, and exploit. Resources like water were taken for granted. But an important shift has occurred as we've looked back at our planet from space: We've become more conscious of preserving our rare, blue-green island in the universe.