Issues / peace
Washington can't seem to grasp a decline, that the rest of the world sees, in its once undisputed world power. It cannot keep its home in good repair, but it still acts as if it can make other nations bend to its will.
A study commissioned by the largest defense industry trade association says that military spending creates jobs. The facts, however, indicate otherwise.
Australia is rapidly re-posturing in the face of a militarized East Asia.
Is detente with Burma just around the corner?
A new book on Pakistan looks at the thicket of problems in which the United States has become enmeshed.
This week, IPS is taking its ideas to the UN Climate Change Summit in South Africa.
Inequality has become so extreme that even the foreign policy elite is worried.
The CIA's drone war in Pakistan is setting precedents that will one day come back to haunt America.
U.S. troops will finally withdraw from Iraq, but what about the contractors? We need to bring home all U.S. personnel and dollars.
The question is not whether Israel will attack Iran -- it already has.