The Muslim World’s Struggle to Counter Militancy

The real downsides of Donald Trump’s choice in Saudi Arabia to prioritize commerce at the expense of principle.

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The Real Reasons for Trump’s Anti-Globalization Circus

Trumponomics: How Trump skillfully used anti-globalization as bait to cover up his extremely neoliberal switch.

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Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey

Limiting academic freedom is a threat to democracy itself. EU leaders must unite and stand up to this troubling trend.

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China’s Tall Building Construction Spree

How many of the world’s tallest buildings will be in China in a decade?

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Empire State of Mind

Will the US get back into the record tall buildings game?

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India: The Perils of Digital Transformation

Just like China may grow old before it gets rich, Modi’s hoped-for manufacturing boom in India may not happen due to the onset of automation.

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Turkey and the United States: At Loggerheads

Unlike Trump, Erdogan does know what he wants – but, like Trump, he can’t get there.

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The Spread of Gulf State Skyscrapers

From Burj Khalifa to The Shard, princely oil money is raising record buildings.

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The Steady Beat of Wars and Heavy Rains

Women in Mozambique bear the brunt of civil war, droughts and floods.

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Soaring Heights: Saudi Towers

Can the Kingdom stack up in the skyscraper business?

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