Regions / Middle East & North Africa
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.
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.
How an Iranian nuclear-weapons program became accepted wisdom.
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.
It’s time for the United States and Saudi Arabia to make a clean break.
Don’t underestimate Syrian rebel know-how: they may have made the rockets used to launch chemical weapons at Ghouta.
Iranians have a sovereign right to choose whomever they want to represent them at the UN, just as Texans have the right to choose whatever Ivy League meathead they want to represent them in Congress.