Film: National Bird

Film: National Bird

IPS will lead the Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about the U.S. military drone program, its impact, and the Whistleblowers who expose it.

Killer Presidents

Killer Presidents

From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership — killing people.

The Coming Drone Blowback

The Coming Drone Blowback

The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.

How a Child is Made into a Suicide Bomber

How a Child is Made into a Suicide Bomber

These children’s participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.

Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.