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.
U.S. drug policy is based on a punitive logic of deterrence that assumes that targeting the drug supply through aggressive law enforcement will deter drug use by making drugs scarcer, more expensive, and riskier to buy.read more
The conventional arms trade continues to bedevil the international system. Although the world arms trade continues to decline in dollar value, the major arms supplying states have redoubled their efforts to export their weapons overseas.read more
When Saddam Hussein ordered his tanks and more than 40,000 troops into the Kurdish city of Irbil on August 31, 1996, he offered President Clinton an apparent “win-win,” election-season opportunity.read more
The third annual executive compensation survey examines a new and disturbing trend: Wall Street’s rewarding of corporate layoffs.read more
The second annual report on CEO pay: The widening wage gap between U.S. executives and their U.S. and Mexican workers.read more
The first annual CEO pay survey: An analysis of executive salaries at top job-cutting firmsread more