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.
For the past several years, controversy over radioactive fallout from the world’s first atomic bomb explosion—code-named Trinity—has intensified.
Trump and Kim getting along is better than the alternative, but there’s no denying troubling similarities in the two men’s political styles.
While we debate the enormous Pentagon budget, let’s also keep an eye on these four critical amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act.
The U.S. frets about nuclear weapons in North Korea and accuses Iran of wanting the same, all while refusing to honor its own obligation to disarm.
As NAFTA 2.0 hangs in balance, U.S. and Canadian organizations recommend new rules for future trade agreements that prioritize people and planet, not corporations.
Don’t expect Trump to do a North Korean-style pivot in his relations with Iran.
Trump is turbo-charging D.C.’s annual 4th of July celebration into an even more garish extravaganza of U.S. militarism than usual.
As innocent people suffer the repercussions of sanctions, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house.
A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.
The Pentagon budget didn’t come up at all during the first Democratic debate – even as Congress haggles over a $750 billion NDAA.