Peter Certo is the editorial manager 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.
A British artist offers citizenship to all in his new island country.
The past week has seen the United States effectively relinquish its role as the key negotiator of Middle East peace as the Palestinians, ignoring President Barack Obama’s entreaties, announced their decision to pursue UN membership and be recognized as an independent state.
Libyan rebel forces have been rounding up black Libyans and sub-Saharan African migrant workers, accusing them of serving as “mercenaries” for Gaddafi.
Even if the president led the NATO coalition from behind, he led his country into war from practically another planet.
A new study explores how U.S. foreign policy has fanned the flames of anti-Americanism in the Islamic world — and how the only way out is democracy.
You may have watched the great British TV series “Blood on the Wire.” Is Apple “Blood on the Wireless”?
Members of the Bush administration are still trying to justify “enhanced interrogation.”
World Health Organization scientists want cell phones classified as a “possible carcinogen.”
Monologist Mike Daisey takes on Apple and challenges audiences to exercise their consumer power to effect change.
Reason must not be supplanted by guilt.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn’t mean, ergo, Iran’s is increased.
CATO report on defense cuts shows how libertarians come in handy on national security.
Budget priorities are finally getting a hearing in Washington — let’s not waste it.
Repeal of DADT came with a catch.
Washington has not been very helpful in defusing tensions over the Yeonpyeong Island attack.
A new book by Caleb Rossiter explores the roots of the U.S. tendency toward intervention overseas.
In its final report on the sinking of its naval vessel ROKS Cheonan, the South Korean government puts the blame squarely on North Korea. But many questions remain unanswered.