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.
North Korea Is Walking Back War — And Pundits Are Strangely Disappointed
Pundits seem more concerned about the North driving a “wedge” between the U.S. and the South than about preventing nuclear war.
At United Nations, Trump’s Attack on Palestinians Rebuffed by 128 Nations
The recent vote at the UN reflects the profound global antagonism that the Trump administration has caused and indeed embraced
Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About
Iranians are protesting conditions worsened by U.S. policies, but Washington’s hawks see only an opportunity for regime change.
What Western Imperialism Is Up to in Zimbabwe
The media misrepresentation of recent events in Zimbabwe is just as dangerous as the efforts to appropriate its labor and land.
Trump’s Year in Islamophobia
Five ways the administration has waged war on Muslims at home and abroad in its first year.
What Makes Muslim Ban 3.0 So Dangerous
The Supreme Court’s decision to let the indefinite ban go forward will certainly embolden Trump and his hardline supporters.
North Korea: The Costs of War, Calculated
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S.
America Bears Responsibility for Libya’s Slave Auctions
The emergence of slave auctions in Libya have a basis in catastrophic Western military intervention.
The Far-Reaching Risks of Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
There are no peace talks underway that might be threatened by U.S. recognition of Jerusalem. But the move makes peace in the war-torn region far less likely.
10 Reasons to Revive the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign
Inspired by an initiative cut short by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., moral leaders are planning a wave of civil disobedience.