Obama’s mixed record on nukes leaves us wondering if we’re in any less danger of a nuclear war than we were during the Cold War.
Phyllis Bennis on the Real News Network: “When the first crisis breaks, I’m afraid that a President Trump would immediately turn to the military.”
In an interview with MSNBC, Phyllis Bennis says Trump’s speech was reminiscent of Nixon’s call when he was running for president and said, ‘I have a secret plan to end the war.’
IPS climate expert Janet Redman on why the Paris climate agreement is nothing to celebrate.
IPS Board Member James Early and Alex Main delve into the risk-benefit analysis of Cuba opening up to the United States
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.
IPS Climate Policy program Director Janet Redman talks about the consequences of the Supreme Court stay of the Clean Power Plan.
For too long Moscow and Washington have tried to out-muscle each other by escalating the Syrian war. Now, for once, they’ve got a chance to escalate their efforts to end it.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Former CIA counterterrorism officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou told Sputnik that the Syrian ceasefire offers the first substantive step towards a lasting peace and the possibility for a new era of US-Russian cooperation.
South Korea severed its last important economic link with the North, as governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguish what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement.
Clinton favors war and regime change over negotiations and diplomacy, says Phyllis Bennis.
The Obama administration’s final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
Wrestling is the new ping pong when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.