Vietnam offers foreign-invested enterprises special favors
Analysts have voiced concern over the generous incentives given to foreign invested enterprises in Vietnam.
160,000 US households control as much wealth as the poorest 90 percent
And you were worried about the 1 percent. Turns out it's the .1 percent who are really driving income inequality.
Myanmar’s generals are blocking Aung San Suu Kyi’s presidential bid
This week, on a trip to Myanmar, Obama is expected to let them know that’s just fine.
Obama authorizes 1,500 additional US troops for deployment to Iraq
The White House will ask Congress for $5.6 billion for the operations in Iraq and Syria.
NATO has suddenly classified details of Afghan military and police capabilities
The decision to hide details about the fighting ability of Afghan security forces — the most expensive part of the reconstruction effort — is 'inexplicable,' a federal auditor says.
The 85 richest people on the planet now have as much money as the poorest 3.5 billion
If Bill Gates spent $1 million a day it would take 218 years to spend his fortune.
5 newly elected Republicans who should really stop talking about foreign policy
Obama faces a tough road ahead after Republicans seize US Senate
The Republicans also strengthened their grip on the US House of Representatives.
A retired DEA agent dishes on his years spent infiltrating Mexican and Colombian cartels
GlobalPost interviews Mike Vigil, who spent longer than any other US anti-drug agent in Mexico and has a new book all about his time in the drug war.
Here are 6 festivals honoring the dead that are way better than Halloween
Not one of them involves asking strangers for candy.
Poll: Millennials will be swing vote in midterms, 2016
Young people will be the determining demographic in upcoming elections, but they are also losing their faith in the abilities of their government.
No, Canadians are not invading America, but here are real security issues to worry about up north
Stop blaming Canada.
GlobalPost series Myanmar Emerges wins World Media Summit journalism award
GlobalPost CEO and Founder Philip S. Balboni: ‘We are deeply honored.’
The Chinese president’s favorite blogger hates America
And he actually has no idea what’s going on in the United States.
The US and UK finally left Helmand, Afghanistan. Here are 4 reasons why it's nothing to celebrate
The US and UK forces' withdrawal from the southern Afghan province marks a major step in winding down the war. But look at what they're leaving behind.
The US has waged a $7.6 billion drug war in Afghanistan, and now the problem is worse than ever
In other words, it ain’t working.
Poor Obama. Venezuela just joined the UN Security Council
And Hugo Chavez's inexperienced daughter will be representing Caracas there.
Airstrikes help Kurds push back IS in Kobani, but it may be too late
Kurdish fighters won a symbolic victory in the Syrian Kurdish town with the recapture of a strategic hill.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
First US Ebola infection sparks fears about safety protocols
A Texas health care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil.
Stock prices of American hazmat suit makers are soaring right now
Shrewd investors stand to make a lot of money from the Ebola crisis.
The Irish village that’s built a cottage industry as Obama’s ancestral home
Three years after his vaunted visit here, the tiny hamlet even boasts a presidential gas station.
President Obama: America's millennials not really a 'lost generation'
With the midterm elections next month, the president pitched his plans for a generation disillusioned with his economic leadership.
How a weird law gives one group American nationality but not citizenship
Members of the small American Samoan community are in a legal fight for new recognition.
The US is jailing immigrant women and children under appalling conditions
Most asylum seekers are law-abiding but are detained in spite of international law.
Parents of American held by Islamic State appeal for his release
Peter Kassig, 26, was threatened in a video issued Friday by Islamic State militants.
US says it may deploy nearly 4,000 troops for Ebola response
The World Health Organization said in its latest situation update there was still a 'significant shortfall' in capacity in west Africa.
Ecuador is freeing thousands of convicted drug mules
President Rafael Correa has said his country's harsh old drug laws were 'imposed by the gringos.' Now officials see small time smugglers as victims of cartels rather than as hardened criminals.
Captured Mexican drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva was hunted by US agents
The State Department put a $5 million reward for the capture of the kingpin known as 'The H,' accused of running huge cocaine traffic to the US. His cartel was also a suspect in an attack on CIA agents.
USAID is leaving Ecuador
President Rafael Correa is the latest Latin American leader who's grown irritated with America's aid agency.