Issues / peace
A series of blasts in Baghdad which are believed to have killed at least 72 people in an apparently coordinated attack is the topic of this RT interview.
The Obama administration has achance to use the death of Kim Jong Il to open a new chapter in its relationship with North Korea.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel occupied the opposite ends of the political continuum.
Zahra's Paradise skillfully employs the story of one family to elucidate a tenuous historical moment in Iran, fleshing it out in the richest of both human and political terms.
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.