Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the foreign policy section of CNN’s recent Democratic Debate.Read more
Peace & Foreign Policy
To build peace, we must dislodge the economic and political foundations of war. IPS believes that a just foreign policy is based on human rights, international law, and diplomacy over military intervention.
Moderators at the Democratic debate asked if Medicare for All would bankrupt the country, but failed to ask about the cost of the last two decades of war.Read more
The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon and presidential war powers.Read more
Understanding Trump’s decision to assassinate Soleimani, what retaliation from Iran might look like, and how it got to this point.Read more