APEC's leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific -- but civil society is pushing back.
The Institute for Policy Studies and Witness for Peace co-sponsor a talk with Antonio Carazo Garcia, founding member of Promoters of Peace and Development in Nicaragua.
IPS's Foreign Policy In Focus hosts a talk on the potential for significant change in North-South Korea relations in the upcoming year.
A two-day conference on "Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization" will feature John Feffer, IPS' Co-Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, among many other special guests.
Media caution and skepticism are in short supply.
For now at least, the United States of America rules the Earth militarily.
Humanitarian intervention in Libya and elsewhere has led to an intensification of human rights violations, the erosion of the UN's authority, and the expansion of the reach of great powers.
Jim Webb would make a great Secretary of Defense.
What's a war crime and what's not depends on who wins, who controls the International Criminal Court, and who controls the press.
Nowadays decisions on war can quickly become back page stuff.