Palestinian peace activist Mustafa Barghouti explains why statehood is devolving into apartheid.
Exiled Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi tells FP how he fell in love with cinema -- and why Iran needs its film industry now more than ever.
Ann Louise Bardach, the Western journalist who's probably spent more time with the Castro family members and friends than any other, sounds off on life under Raúl, Cuba's growing dependence on Venezuela, and why there's no end in sight to the Castro era.
The "voice of the Uighurs" speaks out against China's war and says now only the world can help them.
The Bush administration economic advisor who witnessed the U.S. economy’s crash critiques Obama’s performance.
The man who first led reconstruction efforts in Iraq says that Arab-Kurd tensions are overblown and that "soft partition" would have been a good idea.
East Timor's Nobel Prize-winning president asks, just who is the failed state here?
Why the U.N. secretary-general's representative in Somalia sees hope for the most dangerous place in the world.
A top explosives expert warns that missing Israeli bombs could soon turn into IEDs in the hands of Hamas in Gaza.
The international prosecutor who's coming after Sudan's Omar al-Bashir says that peace talks in Darfur might have to take a back seat -- justice must be served.
The general in charge of the U.S. military's new Africa Command says his mission is peace, achieved without war.
A psychologist who helped design an interrogation model for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo says that legal, morally sound interrogations would have worked.
Georgia's new foreign minister tells FP what his country needs from the United States.