The US incarcerates more people than any other nation, and it’s not making citizens any safer. Prison rates in the US are the highest in the world, with over 2.3 million people incarcerated — a 500% increase from over the past four decades. Of those arrests, people struggling with drug...
Tech titan Steve Westly presents his case for clean technology. Can it jump-start the global economy and help prevent climate change?
FO Live asks if another mass casualty terrorist attack is inevitable. What drives terrorism in the 21st century? And is there a solution to this phenomenon?
For decades, Israel and Azerbaijan have maintained a special partnership. Israel has relied on the Caucasian country’s gas and oil for energy imports, while Azerbaijan’s military has turned to Israel for advanced weaponry.
In geologic years, the Galapagos Islands are infants. Located on the perpetually moving Nazca tectonic plate, the islands were formed through repeated volcanic activity. Layer by layer, the islands have risen off the ocean floor, forming a chain that is approximately 5 million years old.
Under the leadership of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan suffered from US-imposed sanctions that began in the 1990s.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship “Make in India” scheme aims at making the country a global manufacturing hub. But is it working?
The UAE, Bahrain and Israel’s formalization of diplomatic relations has left many analysts speculating whether Saudi Arabia will also open ties with Tel Aviv.
Each Arab monarchy in the Gulf has its unique perspective on Israel and the Palestinian cause. Although not inevitable, others in the Gulf Cooperation Council may join the UAE and Bahrain in formalizing relations with Israel.
On the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in August, the Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences hosted a conversation with a panel of experts. They discuss the legacy of enfranchisement, gender disparity in elected officials and how history informs the US election.
FO Live, brought to you by Fair Observer, asks what the US election means for America and the rest of the world.
Iraq faces many domestic and regional challenges. Of all six Gulf Cooperation Council member states, Kuwait is arguably the most concerned about instability in Iraq.