Articles By Jacey Fortin

From Society Sep 07, 2012

The Drinking Tiger: Asian Beer Consumption Goes Up, Heralding Prosperity

It's a sign of good times in the Eastern Hemisphere: beer is becoming more and more popular in Asia.

From Politics & Policy Sep 07, 2012

Another Arab Voice Against Assad: Egypt's Morsi

In his first speech in front of the League of Arab Nations on Wednesday, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

From Politics & Policy Sep 05, 2012

US Promises $1B In Debt Relief For Egypt, Even More For Military Aid

The United States is getting ready to finalize a deal for $1 billion in debt relief for Egypt, a move that could set a new tone for Egypt-U.S. relations.

From Politics & Policy Sep 05, 2012

India And China: Asian Powerhouses Defense Partners Again, Despite Ongoing Disputes

India and China will resume joint military exercises in an effort to strengthen the shaky relationship between the two most populous countries on Earth.

From Politics & Policy Sep 01, 2012

Mysterious Billionaire Roman Abramovich's Court Victory Sheds Light On Russia's Underworld

Friday's verdict in favor of Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich closes a case that has brought to (some) light the shady underworld of Russian capitalism during the 1990s.

From Politics & Policy Sep 01, 2012

Tax The Rich More? Great Britain Now Weighing An American Question

As Great Britain struggles to escape its years-long recession, should the wealthy pay more taxes? The Deputy Prime Minister has spoken up to put the controversial issue on the table.

From Politics & Policy Aug 31, 2012

A Long Shot In Pakistan: Embattled Christians Seek Separate Province

Pakistani Christians are seeking greater autonomy in the face of hostility, but their movement for a new province is unlikely to succeed.

From Politics & Policy Aug 31, 2012

French Author Richard Millet Says Mass Killer Breivik Is 'What Norway Deserves'

Preeminent French author Richard Millet has sparked controversy by writing that Anders Behinrg Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer, "is exactly what Norway deserves."

From Politics & Policy Aug 31, 2012

The African Autocrat You Never Heard Of: Why Dos Santos Is Likely To Win Again In Angola

One of Africa's quietest dictators will be put to the test when the southern African country of Angola goes to the polls on Friday.

From Politics & Policy Aug 30, 2012

Women Could Be The Key To Solving Africa's Food Production Problem

Female agricultural workers do not produce as much as their male counterparts in Africa, but fixing that problem could have a major impact in food shortages across the continent.