World Policy Journal

World Policy Journal

The World Policy Blog is the online counterpart of World Policy Journal - selected readings, expert analysis, and original opinions that complement the broader agenda of the quarterly magazine.

These short articles present points of view that transcend the traditional foreign-versus-domestic policy divide, reflecting the global perspective required for politics, business, and policy today. The WP Blog publishes a range of voices from around the world, chosen for the quality of their ideas and analysis, as well as their ability to chronicle the societies where they live.


February 21, 2013

The powerful role of global businesses in today's world

November 15, 2012

Reading the death certificates and autopsy reports of those killed in U.S. detention centers.

September 21, 2012

A review of Pankaj Mishra's 'From the Ruins of Empire'

September 6, 2012

What happens when you train people to be comfortable with violence

August 31, 2012

What does the future hold for this secretive country?

August 15, 2012

“Why is it happening? It is all very simple: It is the Russian soul rebelling.”

July 23, 2012

A call for improvement of the Failed States Index

June 7, 2012

For change to take place, Moscow’s protests need to embrace the rest of the country

April 13, 2012

When poetry becomes political.