Regions / North America
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Massive demonstrations in Quebec against rising tuition fees and student debt are finally receiving the attention they deserve.
Karen Dolan speaks with Georgetown Law professor Peter Edelman to discuss his decades of anti-poverty work and his new book, "So Rich So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty In America."
We spend world-class sums on our elections. Why don't we get world-class results?
The annals of national security are replete with retired generals expressing second thoughts about how militarized the United States has become.
This article, written before Memorial Day weekend, discusses the U.S. government's efforts to hide the realities of the Afghanistan war from the greater American public.
During the Korean War, generals devised a novel use for nuclear weapons.
It's not fair to blame Mexicans for portraying cartel operators as Robin Hoods when their police are often corrupt and their president's policies ineffective.
The Japanese coalition government is still woefully unprepared to handle crises like Fukushima.
Director of IPS is “grateful” for opportunity to showcase “proud history of public scholarship”