In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.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.
Phyllis Bennis discusses Israel’s recent election, whether changes are likely to come for Palestinians, and the Israeli government’s shift toward the right.Read more
We’ve identified more than $300 billion in annual military savings alone that we could better invest in priorities like Medicare for All.Read more
Like millions of others, the Kurds are victims of disastrous U.S. interventions in the region.Read more
Foreign powers, and the U.S. in particular, have long been entrenched in the Middle East and North Africa region, either directly or through proxies.Read more