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.
Africa’s True Liberation Beckons
Africa Liberation Day represents a clarion call to the continent as her diaspora demands complete political and economic freedom.
The Terrifying Implications of India’s Elections for People and the Planet
The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.
The Kremlin’s Backing of Noxious Reactionaries Worldwide
Viktor Orban, Mario Salvini, Heinz-Christian Strache, Marine Le Pen. Oh, yes, and Trump too.
Foreign Aid That Costs an Arm and a Leg — Literally
The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.
Trump, Bolton in Tug of War for Command of Foreign Policy
The only upside to Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran is that it may put him too far out in front of Trump.
The Rising Tide of the Populist Right
The rise of the populist right is like climate change — a profound transformation of the political landscape, not just a temporary oscillation in the political temperature.
The Alarming Rise of Civilian Deaths in the War On Terror
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
Escalating Tensions in Gaza and Kushner’s Supposed “Deal of the Century”
Phyllis Bennis discusses the recent Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip and the real nature of Kushner’s supposed “Deal of the Century.”
The Global Game of Thrones
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
A Green New Deal Needs to Fight US Militarism
We can’t heal the climate if our war machine keeps raining destruction, absorbing resources, and gobbling up fossil fuels all around the world. Here’s how to stop it.