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.
Bolton’s ire for Nicaragua, Cuba, and Venezuela is real. But they’re just a precursor to who he really perceives as the “troika of tyranny,” Russia, China, and North Korea.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump’s worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
The anti-war movement rightfully focuses on the expansion of US military action around the world, but militarism also impacts poor and Black communities in the U.S. as well.
Netfa Freeman and Vanessa Beck discuss global militarism and what it means for black people domestically and abroad.
Perhaps the departure of Bashir and Assange will signal a new wave of accountability that will eventually reach the shores of the United States in time to drain the swamp in 2020.
U.S. policy and what’s next with the U.S.-Israel relations
We—the undersigned—stand in solidarity with Representative Ilhan Omar and firmly against the rise of Islamophobic attacks and attempts to divide us as a people.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
The president hopes to punish sanctuary cities with his imagined flood of violent undocumented immigrants but the reality is very different.
There’s growing concern over what Netanyahu’s victory means for the possibility of a two-state solution as a resolution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.