Is the best solution a breakup of Iraq?
Where biology and economics intersect
Calculating the value of anti-terrorism activities
Israel's stock market responds best to the killing of terrorist paramilitaries
India struggles to identify a solution to terrorism
Japan has problems with consumer debt
2.3 million Japanese in debt to at least five different lenders
Iran's president says conflict will be the end of Israel
How Iran uses Hezbollah as its most economical tool of disruption
For just a couple of billion dollars over the course of two decades, Iran has purchased a massive and effective tool of war
How US cooperation with India on nuclear power could create trouble
The Economist opines that by cooperating with India on civilian applications for nuclear power, the US is violating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, since India has developed nuclear weapons without being a signatory to the NPT. Do that, says the magazine, and you tell the rest of the world that it's OK to skirt global treaties on nuclear technology.