Regions / Middle East & North Africa
When the public abandons voting and attempts to veto a policy or even an entire government.
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.
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.