Peter Certo is the Communications Director of the Institute for Policy Studies. He edits its Foreign Policy In Focus and OtherWords services, contributes regularly to both outlets, and works with IPS experts to develop writing for mainstream and progressive publications.
While Muslims prayed for Orlando, the GOP nominee urged his followers to reach for their guns.
If Sanders wants political revolution, it doesn’t just mean taking our economy back from the billionaires; It means taking our foreign policy back from the carpet bombers.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
IPS’s Peter Certo joins Telesur for an in-depth look at U.S. foreign policy as it relates to ISIS, Saudis, Syria, and more.
The Islamic State’s latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister’s speech on Iran.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn’t get it.
Before Obama’s State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister “chickensh*t.” Others might have said worse.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here’s what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.
FPIF has always been at the forefront of foreign policy analysis in the 21st century — now it finally has a website that looks the part.
Barack Obama’s SOTU speech emphasizes “nation-building at home.” But that doesn’t mean an end to nation-bombing abroad.
The vapidity that often characterizes social media makes it the perfect vehicle to advertise the IDF’s senseless attacks on Gaza.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
The deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Libya raises a whole host of uncomfortable questions.