Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The likely perpetrators of the Ghouta sarin attack, Al Nusra, failed to generate the results it sought.
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.
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.