Departments / FPIF Picks
A long-time foreign service officer describes the farces and frustrations of the Iraq occupation.
It's man versus butterfly in this poem about the competing demands of nature and economy.
The global protests that took place in 2011 did not come out of nowhere.
A new book on Cuba is a thoughtful treatment of a topic that has usually generated more heat than light.
A new book on economic inequality puts environmental sustainability at the heart of global economics.
The United States is not heading toward a soft landing, according to a grim account of U.S. foreign policy follies.
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.
Zahra's Paradise skillfully employs the story of one family to elucidate a tenuous historical moment in Iran, fleshing it out in the richest of both human and political terms.
A new book on Pakistan looks at the thicket of problems in which the United States has become enmeshed.
A new collection of source documents shows that torture is nothing new in American history.