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.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
The current crisis might be averted, but the longer U.S. war with Iran continues.
A deep into the growing crisis following the U.S. assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the third most powerful Iranian leader.
Understanding Trump’s decision to assassinate Soleimani, what retaliation from Iran might look like, and how it got to this point.
Phyllis Bennis says Congress must stop Trump from taking the U.S. to war without any justification or provocation.
As long as the top executives of our privatized war economy can reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran, or anywhere, will persist.
President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal nearly two years ago started the US down this path with Iran.
The military action to kill Iranian Major General Qassim Suleimani was dangerous, illegal and possibly untruthful.
Anti-Zionism isn’t anti-Semitism. A new generation of young Jews — and a bunch of us who aren’t so young anymore — know that’s wrong.
Reflecting on the global trend of the rise of right wing nationalism and the people-powered movements that counteracted it.