There is no legal justification for the current US troop presence in Syria, let alone additional air strikes.
Trump’s threat to escalate military intervention could open a new, dangerous front in the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Following Israel’s killing of 18 unarmed “Land Day” protesters, it appears most national governments have effectively abandoned the stateless Palestinians.
As U.S. ambassador to the UN, Trump’s new national security adviser went way outside his authority to back Israeli aggression in the Middle East.
The president once distanced himself from the Bush legacy. Now he’s brought back the architects of its darkest moments.
An under-the radar gathering at the White House exposes troubling new drifts in U.S. foreign policy.
Trump, who started out his administration with radical outsiders, is now bringing in a new wave of competent extremists.
Far more dangerous than the far-right effort to win elections alone is its concentrated campaign to change the culture – a strategy it owes, perversely, to the left.
The White House remains firmly behind the embattled Israeli leader, which could stoke further conflict with Iran and Syria.
A hard-right Trump donor wants to finance an embassy move that puts the U.S. at odds with international law.
The Middle East is still suffering from the consequences of the US invasion 15 years ago.
The United States faces a new nuclear power ruled by a communist dictator.
Author and Director of IPS’s Foreign Policy In Focus, John Feffer signs and talks about the relevance of his new dystopian novel to the era of a Trump administration.
This is what a non-imperial, truly internationalist foreign policy would look like.