President Obama seems to be shifting his message but not his actions when it comes to reducing military spending and reigning in the Bush tax cuts.
While Canada and the US get ready to move bilaterally to beef up border security, we wonder who benefits from the proposed “security perimeter.”
Once again, a Democratic president’s fear of appearing weak has, in fact, weakened the United States.
Off-routes, third doors, and escape routes: alternatives to Washington’s Iran policy exist.
Please join IPS associates Steve Cobble and Bill Fletcher Jr. and IPS fellow Karen Dolan for an informative discussion about what the mid-term elections might mean for progressives and our various issues. Hear projections, analysis and responses. Engage in a lively discussion.
Talk of war with Iran and peace in the Middle East are two sides of the same coin.
Statement of Phyllis Bennis in advance of President Obama’s speech detailing ‘the end of the war in Iraq’
The director of the Institute’s New Internationalism project says there’s no victory to claim in Iraq.
Would President Obama respond to a nuclear attack — whether from another country or terrorists — with one of our own?
It will likely be far more dangerous politically for Obama NOT to bring the boys home quickly than to “win” the war.
We’re standing up to insurance companies and demanding the reform our country so desperately needs.
On his report card after the first year the president passes in foreign policy, but barely and with a note in the margin: needs improvement.
The United States punished Yemen 20 years ago by cutting off aid. Today, the United States is punishing Yemen by sending aid.
He’s putting the escalation cart way out in front of the strategy horse.
President Obama is about to order the beginning of the end of the U.S. war and occupation of Iraq. Or is he?
After eight years of deafness, the White House is now listening. When it comes to Afghanistan, we just have to speak a little louder.