When it comes to foreign policy, significant transformation is as unlikely in Washington as it is in Pyongyang.
A new book argues that there’s been nothing visionary about Barack Obama’s foreign policy.
No politician in the U.S. can sell any more American war.
A year after President Obama promised that Washington would stop buttressing autocratic regimes, Bahrain’s popular revolt is still being crushed.
Prosecution is an effective cure for torture.
The road to a negotiated settlement will be long and bumpy.
Drones may seem like a way to wage war on the cheap, but the moral cost of this kind of warfare is too high.
He’s the judge, jury, and executioner.
Poet, writer and IPS Board Chair E. Ethelbert Miller will interview IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis about her life and work. Today, Phyllis is a leading scholar-activist and voice of reason on the Middle East and on the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
My modestly priced new ebook covers the worsening health of U.S. foreign policy and the efforts to revive the patient.
In Address to Congress, President Obama returned to his perceived strong suit to discuss how the United States must operate from a position of strength.
Obama knew that many people who voted for him in 2008 did so based on his commitment to end the war in Iraq, so highlighting that made perfect sense. But he was way wrong in claiming that the war in Iraq has made the United States “more respected around the world.”
The United States is not heading toward a soft landing, according to a grim account of U.S. foreign policy follies.
Gingrich’s willingness to outsource U.S. military policy to Tel Aviv is even more mind-boggling than Romney’s deference on diplomacy.