As we saw in Texas, climate change is a major security risk. But it’s not the kind the military is well equipped to handle.
Militarism isn’t security. Real security encompasses justice, health, housing, food, education, and civil rights.
In this interview with Vox, IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree explains how evolution could have predicted the failure of the war on drugs.
No matter how tall or deep Trump’s wall is, it will not stop the flow of drugs or traffickers into the U.S., in fact it will heighten the national security risk.
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
Help us spread the word about our latest report, “Combat Vs. Climate: The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared”
The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared
IPS’s Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network that although Clinton rightfully used her national security speech to condemn the bigotry and danger of Trump’s positions, she didn’t lay out a much better alternative.
The feds dropped the ball on a key terrorism case, so now they’re going after privacy itself.
In a field defined more by conformity than contradiction, here’s where the candidates split.
Join us for a reception with Ronald Goldfarb, celebrating the release of his new book on “Privacy, Secrecy, and Security in the Information Age.”
A new special issue of The Nation brings an inequality frame to our current cyber world.
Phyllis Bennis joins Lawrence O’Donnell on The Last Word: “This goes beyond partisan politics — it is more urgently involved with the question of negotiations with Iran.”
Watch for more “smart power.”
The problem with hyping national security threats is that it nudges greater threats such as global warming off the public’s radar screen.