Issues / Democracy & Governance
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Hungary has turned its back on the European Union and is heading off on its own political and economic path.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
When the public abandons voting and attempts to veto a policy or even an entire government.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Do the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks herald the end of the two-state solution? If so, what comes next?
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.
International law expert Reza Nasri explains Iran's distrust of international media, institutions, and NGOs.