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.
Those China tariffs aren’t surprising. What’s bizarre are the people praising Trump’s recklessness and reviving his political fortunes.
Phyllis Bennis joined KPFA's Kris Welch to discuss John Bolton, Syria, Gaza, and more. Start at 31:00 to fast forward to Bennis' interview. Listen to the full interview at KPFA.
There is no legal justification for the current US troop presence in Syria, let alone additional air strikes.
This year, average taxpayers paid twice as much to corporate military contractors than to caring for all veterans combined.
Trump’s threat to escalate military intervention could open a new, dangerous front in the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Following Israel’s killing of 18 unarmed “Land Day” protesters, it appears most national governments have effectively abandoned the stateless Palestinians.
As U.S. ambassador to the UN, Trump’s new national security adviser went way outside his authority to back Israeli aggression in the Middle East.
Trump’s new advisor has a long history of embracing war with a disdain for diplomacy.
For years, it has been the only federal agency that can’t pass an audit.
Donald Trump has declared war on human rights — at home and abroad.