The new marine protection area in the Indian Ocean seems like a great step forward. Until you look at it a little more carefully.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.
While the debate about sanctions in the case of Zimbabwe is heated, it often misses the point. Both supporters and opponents of sanctions exaggerate their importance and underestimate other policy tools. The reality is that sanctions are neither comprehensive nor targeted.Read more
Eastern Europe is caught between two implacable forces. Bulgaria, in particular, might find power in its pivotal position.Read more