Tagged: Foreign Policy
The Obama administration looks particularly bad, having spent so much diplomatic energy throughout the Arab Spring pledging to realign U.S. interests in the Middle East with American values of freedom, justice, and dignity.
The words of IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis following the attacks of September 11th still resonate today, as we examine not only the attacks from al-Qaeda, but the decision by the U.S. to attack Afghanistan less than a month later.
Does Washington possess a consistent set of foreign policy principles? Barack Obama has adopted the Kennedy practice to guard himself from political defeat by trying to look tough in the pursuit of war.
Join us for this film that gives a rare look at continued U.S. culpability in the devastation in the DR Congo.
President Obama has the chance to completely retool U.S. policy in the Middle East in the context of the Arab Spring - but it doesn't look likely that he will.
Phyllis Bennis: Message sent to Arab world was unilateral power, not justice.
Emira Woods, co-director of the Institute's Foreign Policy In Focus project, will discuss this instrument for accountability, justice, and stability in Africa's Great Lakes region.
Let's invest in diplomacy again by expanding the Peace Corps and making it more inclusive.
Attend this dialogue with IPS Scholar Phyllis Bennis and Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal.
Join us for an enthralling and explosive discussion when William Hartung signs his new book, an exposé of America’s largest military contractor.