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.
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.
One of the most confounding decisions in the president’s budget request was the decision to increase the Pentagon and war budgets.
The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the latest developments in Jerusalem and Gaza, and the explosion at a girl’s school in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The report reflects the power of decades of work in defense of Palestinian rights.
For countries facing a demographic crisis, immigrants are the answer.