The military claims more than half our taxes.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.
But Would Restaurants Have to Serve Libertarians?
A Kentucky Republican seeking a Senate seat endorses right to discriminate.Read more
No More Torture
Former MI6 officials condemn U.S. use of torture.Read more
Letters to the Editor: Kaul’s ‘Enduring Literature’
Donald Kaul’s take on the GOP hits a nerve.Read more
Allied Regime Change
Washington’s plans to open a base in Okinawa is good news for nobody.Read more
Does Israel Belong in the Club?
The club of the richest countries in the world is about to invite Israel to join. But does it really meet the political requirements?Read more
Okinawa v. Obama
Russia Today interviews John Feffer on the Okinawa bases issue.Read more
Marines Go Home: Anti-Base Activism in Okinawa, Japan and Korea
The U.S. military’s Kooni Firing Range in the South Korean village of Maehyang-ri was closed in 2005, following a concerted effort by anti-base activists. Kageyama Asako discusses the lessons from Maehyang-re in the context of the Futenma relocation debate that is at the heart of current US-Japan conflict.Read more
Of Donors and Disasters
When representatives from 136 countries attended the high-level International Donors’ Conference in New York on March 31, it looked like good news for Haiti.Read more
Obama’s “Remainees” Will Not One But Two Guantanamos Define the American Future?
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, “as soon as practicable” and “no later than one year from the date of this order.”Read more