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.

Latest Work

NATO at 50

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact invalidated NATO’s original mandate and prompted a search for a new approach to European security.

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War in the Congo

The bloody war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the largest nation in Central Africa, is in one sense a civil war and in another sense an invasion.

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Environment and Security Policy

U.S. foreign policy and national security policies have significant domestic and international environmental impacts, and the increasingly precarious state of the global environment presents important new challenges to U.S. national interests.

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Morocco and Western Sahara

On Africa’s Atlantic coast, at the western extremity of the Arab world, lies Western Sahara, site of Africa’s longest post-colonial conflict.

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Global Environment Facility

One of the major challenges faced by the international community is how to address environmental problems that, although created locally, have global consequences.

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Reports

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Multilateralism and the Biden Administration

The Biden Administration should help create stronger, more equitable, and more democratic multilateral structures at the international and regional level.
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The Pandemic Pivot

Experts from the frontlines of global policy tackle the implications of COVID-19.
Report: The Battle for Another World

Report: The Battle For Another World

The Progressive Response to the New Right

Report: Shrinking Space and the BDS Movement

A Case Study: The BDS Movement

Sanctuary Cities Toolkit

Organizing for Sanctuary and Immigrant & Refugee Rights Through an Anti-War Lens

Report: Combat Vs. Climate

The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared