The American Rescue Act is an extraordinary shot in the arm for the U.S. economy. Now let’s help the rest of the world get vaccinated.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.
China and the Perils of Bipartisanship
Democrats expect Republican support for an upcoming infrastructure bill. They’re pitching it as anti-China.Read more
Multilateralism and the Biden Administration
The Biden Administration should help create stronger, more equitable, and more democratic multilateral structures at the international and regional level.Read more
Painting the World Green
How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?Read more
Withdrawing U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Is Only a Start. We Have to End the Air War Too.
The war is a failure. Continuing to wage it will only result in further devastation.Read more
The Talented Mr. Bin Salman
The Saudi prince, like the Patricia Highsmith character, is a confidence man, serial killer, and all-around psychopath. The United States should stop enabling him.Read more
The Pitfalls of a ‘National Security’ Approach to Climate
As we saw in Texas, climate change is a major security risk. But it’s not the kind the military is well equipped to handle.Read more
The National Security State Doesn’t Protect Us. Let’s Redefine Security for All.
Militarism isn’t security. Real security encompasses justice, health, housing, food, education, and civil rights.Read more
Dangerous U.S. Bombing of Syria Worsens Regional Instability and Threatens Iran Nuclear Deal
Regardless of who is giving orders to U.S. bombers, we know that deploying U.S. troops, drones, and warplanes across the region does not provide safety or security for anyone.Read more
The Elections in El Salvador Could Make or Break Biden’s Central America Policy
President Nayib Bukele has been acting more and more like an authoritarian.Read more