The Failed State Roadshow

Days after a motion for his impeachment was dismissed, FP sat down with Somalia's president for an exclusive conversation about terrorism, democracy, and whether his parliament has the right to ask him to step down.

The Cable

U.S. Point Man for Global Effort to Defeat the Islamic State Heads for Exit

U.S. officials say retired Marine Gen. John Allen expected to call it quits after a year of trying to win battlegrounds and corral coalition partners against the Islamic State.


‘Close Your Eyes and Pretend to Be Dead’

What really happened two years ago in the bloody attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall.


How a U.N. Drone Crashed in Congo and Was Promptly Forgotten

An FP special report from the front lines of the flailing U.N. effort to use drones to save lives in a war-ravaged stretch of eastern Africa.


Can the U.S.-Saudi Relationship Survive Riyadh's Sponsorship of Islamic Radicalism?

King Salman came to Washington touting military and counterterrorism cooperation. But can the U.S.-Saudi relationship survive the House of Saud’s sponsorship of Islamic radicalism across the globe?

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