Peace and 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.
Make no mistake: The Trump administration’s heartlessness and militarism are costing lives.
Even if Trump loses, his administration may have permanently damaged our standing abroad. But there’s a silver lining: it makes Trumpism an ideological dead-end.
Trump is doing whatever he can to make it impossible for his successor to resolve some of the world’s most intractable problems.
The alternative to Trump is not the glorification of military service. It’s promoting the kind of service that gets fewer people killed.
Donald Trump hates to lose. Here’s how he’ll try to steal an electoral victory.
Instead of funneling hundreds of billions of dollars each year into militarism, we can invest in the infrastructure of care we need to keep each other safe.
The next president can’t just clean up Trump’s mess. They’ll have to prevent a resurgence of Trumpism — and learn from Obama’s mistakes.
The U.S.-brokered pact makes no pretense of peace for Palestinians. Instead, it sharpens a regional coalition against Iran.
The outbreak of COVID-19 initially looked like a gift to autocrats around the world — until they botched it.
Until we address the Pentagon’s revolving door, private corporate interests are always going to be put ahead of public well-being and care.