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.
Seoul and Washington should be working together to bring China on board for the kind of economic transformation that the planet so desperately needs.
The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here’s what that could mean.
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.
By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
Discussing the border in nativist terms obscures the real crises that propel migrants to seek asylum in the United States.
The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible.
The only winner in the perennial confrontation between Israel and Hamas: Benjamin Netanyahu.
Netanyahu’s political troubles — and an arms industry eager to battle test new wares on Gazans — may help explain the latest escalation of violence.
Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.