Issues / War & Peace
Despite its brutality, corruption, and affiliation with al Qaeda, the Haqqani network is likely to inherit much of Afghanistan should the United States leave.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
Israel and Iran: It takes one to know one ― or think it knows one.
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?
Iraq’s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki may not be as bad as Saddam Hussein, but he’s only slightly less worse.
How an Iranian nuclear-weapons program became accepted wisdom.
Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.