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.
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
Facing financial ruin and the ruins of South Texas, some hawks want to throw more money at the military. That’s ludicrous.
When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem.
Ratcheting tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are now nothing new for its Pacific colony Guam.
Trump’s speech was essentially a strategy for justifying a continuous, permanent war in Afghanistan, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told The Real News Network.
Some in the Trump administration are eyeing regime change in North Korea. They’re missing what’s really going on over there.
The revoking of Alaa Zayoud’s Israeli citizenship sets a dangerous precedent.
Slapping sanctions onto three different countries with vastly different foreign policy challenges doesn’t work in the real world, Phyllis Bennis tells The Real News.
The goal is to frighten people from engaging in the completely legal act of living out their values.