Our Work

At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.

Latest Work

Central Asia: On the Periphery of New Global War

The Bush administration looks to Central Asia for support in Afghanistan

Addressing the Demand Dimensions of Small Arms Abuse: Problems and Opportunities

The violence associated with small arms abuse is linked to criminality and can be best addressed by controlling the trade in illicit arms

Shelve Plan for Missile Defense

It would be premature at this point for anyone to come forward with a grand blueprint for America’s future defense posture.

Pakistan’s Day of Reckoning

Whatever turn events take from here onward, the Pakistani state and society is bracing for a troubling time ahead.

Thought Not Vengeance

Instead of continuing the cycle of violence, we need to re-evaluate policies that lead to such anger and resentment.

U.S. Under Attack: Implications for Muslims Everywhere

If Muslims are responsible for the attack on America, then Muslims as never before will be in desperate need of American protection.

Foreign Policy Shift: The Terrible Trade-Offs

It appears that foreign governments will be rewarded or punished by whether or not they become part of the U.S.-led war against terrorism.

Death Squad Democrats

Israeli forces murder political dissidents