Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
The quintessentially American urge “to boldly go,” regardless of consequence, has gotten humanity into a heap of trouble.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.
Humanitarian intervention has proven to be an even more valuable propaganda tool than the "war on terror."
What the civil war in Syria and the Arab Spring have exposed is that the massive political and social transformation and real regime change underway is led by the people themselves, largely without military force and certainly with no role for the United States. U.S. military involvement serves only to escalate the destruction.
The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for.
The U.S. war in Iraq may be over, but we owe an apology to all those who suffered from the war.
The Cuban missile crisis was started by imperial jockeying and resolved by genuine diplomacy.
Join us for this film that gives a rare look at continued U.S. culpability in the devastation in the DR Congo.