Foreign Policy Initiative – Bias and Credibility

Foreign Policy Initiative - Right Center Bias - Questionable - Fake News - Conservative - Republican - Not Credible - ImposterFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact checked on a per article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.

Update: This source no longer pertains to foreign policy and is retired from our list.

  • Overall, we rate Foreign Policy Initiative Questionable based on a lack of transparency and the promotion of pseudoscience.

Detailed Report

Reasoning: Lack of Transparency, Pseudoscience
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180


The Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI) was an American think tank until 2017. According to its website previous website, the FPI is committed to robust support for democratic allies, human rights, a strong American military equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century, and strengthening America’s global economic competitiveness.

Currently, the domain belongs to an anonymously run website that promotes clickbait-type news articles.

Read our profile on Canada Media and Government.

Funded by / Ownership

The Foreign Policy website does not disclose ownership and revenue is derived through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the current website does not focus on Foreign Policy, but rather on clickbait type articles such as this Trump: Obama was grossly incompetent and this Minimizing the Crash Risk In Your Workplace. The website also promotes fad diets and pseudoscience such as acupuncture. In general, this is a source that does not state a mission but appears to publish anything that might be shared on social media.

Failed Fact Checks

  • They have not been fact-checked.

Overall, we rate Foreign Policy Initiative Questionable based on a lack of transparency and the promotion of pseudoscience. (D. Van Zandt 2/11/2017) Updated (2/18/2021)


Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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