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.
Ideas like Medicare for All are written off as fantasy thinking by the same people who support virtually unlimited military spending.
Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political — and not just personal — reasons.
In one Pakistani province, it took just 544 voters to choose a chief minister. But 80,000 minorities there may not get a single representative.
If Trump’s concern is spreading the burden of security, why does he want the U.S. to ramp up its military spending?
The president may be a diplomatic wrecking ball, but he believes his investment in Korea is too big to fail. That’s a good thing.
UNRWA isn’t just providing food aid, medical care, and education to Palestinians across the Middle East. For many Palestinian refugees, it can be the difference between life and death.
Leaked details from the plan reveal that Palestinian voices don’t matter.
After many disappointments, the left-populist alternative looks primed for a big win in Mexico.
Hiding behind appeals to “rationalism,” the French leader seeks to “fix” the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.