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.
The ‘Was it a coup?’ debate distracts from deeper issues plaguing the country — some of Morales’s making.
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
Phyllis Bennis joins Al Jazeera to discuss Afghan president Ashraf Ghani’s agreeing to a prisoner exchange with Taliban leadership.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
Phyllis Bennis joins Fire Drill Fridays for to discuss the interconnectedness of war, the military, and climate change.
But the climate crisis is the right’s Achilles heel.
Cutting military spending would allow policymakers to prioritize programs like Medicare for all that improve the lives of average Americans. Here’s how we get there.
His claims about wanting to “end endless US wars” are lies—but they’re effective, because the massive anti-war movement that we need is missing in action.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
Trump’s decision to withdraw troops has resulted in hundreds of thousands of civilians being displaced by clashes between the Turkish military and Kurds.