Holding Obama to His Word in the Middle East
Palestinian peace activist Mustafa Barghouti explains why statehood is devolving into apartheid.
Iran’s Home Movies
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.
Seven Questions with Rebiya Kadeer
The "voice of the Uighurs" speaks out against China's war and says now only the world can help them.
Seven Questions: Keith Hennessey
The Bush administration economic advisor who witnessed the U.S. economy’s crash critiques Obama’s performance.
Seven Questions: Jay Garner
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.
Seven Questions: José Ramos-Horta
East Timor's Nobel Prize-winning president asks, just who is the failed state here?
Seven Questions: Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah
Why the U.N. secretary-general's representative in Somalia sees hope for the most dangerous place in the world.
Seven Questions: Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Brazil's former president explains why the U.S. war on drugs has only exacerbated instability and drug trafficking in Latin America.
Seven Questions: Sidney Alford
A top explosives expert warns that missing Israeli bombs could soon turn into IEDs in the hands of Hamas in Gaza.
Seven Questions: Prosecuting Sudan
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.
Seven Questions: Gen. William “Kip” Ward
The general in charge of the U.S. military's new Africa Command says his mission is peace, achieved without war.
Seven Questions: Michael Gelles
A psychologist who helped design an interrogation model for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo says that legal, morally sound interrogations would have worked.
Seven Questions: Georgia’s Special Relationship
Georgia's new foreign minister tells FP what his country needs from the United States.
Seven Questions: The United Nations Defends Its Role in Gaza
The U.N. Deputy High Commissioner on Human Rights says Israel is to blame.
Seven Questions: Lt. Gen. Paul Van Riper on How to Kick Pirate Booty
The general who whipped U.S. forces in a famous war game tells FP how to crack down on Somali pirates. Ahoy!
Seven Questions: James R. Locher III
A scathing new report on U.S. national security offers a sneak preview of how Gen. James L. Jones, Barack Obama's top foreign-policy advisor, might approach the difficult task before him.
Seven Questions: William H. Donaldson
A former SEC chairman sorts out where the bailout money is going and why some things are slipping through the cracks.
Seven Questions: Gilles Kepel
A terrorism analyst and Middle East expert tells Foreign Policy why al Qaeda’s racist attack on Barack Obama signals the death of jihad.
Seven Questions: How to Close Gitmo
Closing Guantánamo sounds easy when you have support from, well, pretty much the entire world. But as former Pentagon insider Matthew Waxman tells FP, it’s not as simple as Barack Obama thinks.