International cooperation needs to take priority right now, and countries must stop their wars against one another and against their own populations.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.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.Read more
Instead of asking the military to take control, the civilian government and public health experts must take over the vast medical resources the military controls and direct them to civilian use.Read more
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.Read more
Recent years have seen growth in solidarity with Palestinians as many question support for Israel.Read more
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.Read more