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.
Many of the establishment figures now turning on Trump have blood on their hands. But that’s the point.
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
The G7 kicked Russia out over its invasion of Crimea. Does the U.S. assault on international laws, treaties, and democracy warrant the same treatment?
War hasn’t taken a break during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trump’s economic war on China comes in the shadow of an even deadlier military escalation. And it may not stop after November, no matter who wins the election.
From Venezuela to Iran, Washington’s illegal and inhumane economic sanctions are putting millions of lives at risk.
While the U.S. has pumped trillions into a world-leading military, China has invested heavily in medical supplies, solar power, and many other industries.
This is a dress rehearsal for the climate crisis, and right now we’re failing.
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he’s giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
Instead of greenwashing the military, let’s close unneeded domestic and overseas bases, end all U.S. wars, and cut weapons manufacturing.