James Traub on Promoting Democracy Through Free Trade

Love it or hate it, globalization has become a fact of life. The key question is whether trade can be used to help impoverished countries.

James Traub on the United Nations

Citing Ban Ki-Moon, James Traub says we need to choose a secretary general for his "confidence not for his harmlessness."

James Traub on Winning Back Our Allies

We need to return to our collective enterprises like the UN and the IMF, advises James Traub.

Obama's Global Priorities

New York Times magazine contributor James Traub on building states, Obama-style.