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.
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.
Biden’s new climate commitment is the most ambitious in U.S. history, but still short of what science requires and movements demand.
In his first 100 days, has President Biden fulfilled any of his campaign promises?
The Cold War has already turned hot — on the Internet.
COVID Shrank the Global Economy, but U.S. Military Spending is Still More Than the Next 11 Countries Combined
The U.S. accounts for 39 percent of global military spending. That’s more than the next eleven countries combined.
An increase in the military budget won’t make us safer or more prosperous.
Can Afghanistan’s mineral wealth finance a transition to a carbon-neutral future?
Biden’s recent Pentagon budget proposal would increase Pentagon and war spending from $740 billion in FY2021 to $753 billion in FY2022.