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.
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the foreign policy section of CNN’s recent Democratic Debate.
The U.S. military is creating an imaginary “space gap” to pour money into closing, wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict.
Economic sanctions are not an alternative to war. They are an act of war, and they are devastating Iranian civilians.
The United States spent over 800 billion dollars on the war in Iraq, while social services and infrastructure crumbled at home.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
The current crisis might be averted, but the longer U.S. war with Iran continues.
A deep into the growing crisis following the U.S. assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the third most powerful Iranian leader.
Understanding Trump’s decision to assassinate Soleimani, what retaliation from Iran might look like, and how it got to this point.
Phyllis Bennis says Congress must stop Trump from taking the U.S. to war without any justification or provocation.
As long as the top executives of our privatized war economy can reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran, or anywhere, will persist.