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.
Ending police exchanges will help build a world where our ties are of solidarity and common pursuits for justice.
The U.S. has relied for far too long on a false equation of military might and higher military spending with security.
The victory of conservative candidate Yoon Suk-yeol in South Korea’s recent presidential election will push the country deeper into the U.S. embrace.
Less than one percent of the Pentagon’s new $782 billion budget is marked for Kyiv. About 50 times as much will go to for-profit corporations.
As Climate Change Worsens, the United States Under-Delivers on Finance Promises to Hardest Hit Countries
Redirecting even a modest 10 percent of the military budget to meet urgent climate finance needs would go a long way toward paying our fair share.
Rather than cheering for a potentially catastrophic escalation, there are other options for the United States to help the Ukrainian people.
No diplomatic solution is possible without serious pressure on Putin.
Advocates need to pressure congress to invest in institutions that care about and prioritize domestic and international wellbeing, while divesting from systems of violence and harm.
Most of the leaders of the alt-right are scrambling to distance themselves from Vladimir Putin. It might be too late.
Increasing military aid in Ukraine could thwart peace talks between Russia and Ukraine — which appeared to be making progress in the past few days.