Issues / peace
Dick Cheney and House Republicans claim military spending cuts will hurt the country, but most of the pain will be in military contractors' pockets.
China and the United States compete for influence in the Persian Gulf, but they also have overlapping interests in the region.
In this edition of the New Internationalism Newsletter, Phyllis focuses on the threats of war with Iran, the sadly escalating conflict in Syria, the Arab Spring's mixed bag of results in Egypt, and why the Presbyterian church is joining the movement to boycott, divest, and sanction Israel.
Libya's first democratic election went comparatively smoothly. But it's what comes next that poses the greater challenge.
This panel examines the role of grassroots movements as a practical approach to fulfilling the shortcomings of political representation, with special attention to protests, hunger strikes, and other forms of resistance seen today.
Regarding Iran, the State Department made odd allusions to facts about the crisis of which nobody else in the administration seems to be aware.
South Korea is cutting-edge in so many ways, except its foreign policy.
As it conducts missile tests, Al-Jazeera's Inside Story asks IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis if Iran will give up its nuclear program in exchange for removal of sanctions.
As we enter a new period of postwar downsizing, a new BRAC can achieve substantial savings that Congress professes to crave.
Turkey and Iran don't see eye to eye on Syria. But their mutual interests in other arenas temper their disagreements.