Beneath the surface, how is the tried-and-tested U.S.-U.K. alliance a contentious affair?
Do BP’s far-flung operations have the potential to create catastrophes worse than the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico?
Could BP soon fall into the hands of CNOOC, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation?
Is President Obama the only man who can plug the hole in American governance?
What does the BP oil spill reveal about the global consequences of corporate — and national — risk-taking cultures and preferences?