Obama’s plans for change in defense spending are still mostly unrealized.
It’s time to apply pay-as-you-go spending to the military budget.
On Monday May 11, from noon to 1 p.m., FPIF’s Pacific Freeze project will be holding a brown-bag lunch and update from Wooksik Cheong (Peace Network, South Korea), Akira Kawasaki (Peace Boat, Japan), Gyung-Lan Jeong (Women Making Peace, South Korea), Colin Archer (International Peace Bureau), Kevin Martin (United For Peace and Justice), and Miriam Pemberton (FPIF).
The Obama administration can do better on Africa policy.
Barack Obama dominates his Republican rivals here in the United States, but against Cuba it’s nearly impossible to claim the moral high ground.
Even though white privilege and racist socioeconomic orders in Latin America are different than those found in the United States, the deconstruction of the racial divide is something needed throughout the hemisphere.
Why terrorists and pirates aren’t about to team up any time soon.
Pyongyang can extend its 15 minutes of international attention by following its demonstration of power with a show of diplomacy.
Few Americans realize just how incredibly little our nation’s wealthy now pay in taxes. Our grandparents seriously taxed the rich. Why can’t we?
The hard-earned income taxes of ordinary citizens are paying for the bloated, unearned paychecks of bailout CEOs.
The United States should re-engage Latin America by turning the soon-defunct Guantánamo Bay prison into a medical center.
The Obama administration’s preliminary budget figures show a modest course correction to our highly militarized foreign policy.
Will the economic crisis finally take a bite out of military spending, or serve as another rationale for maintaining the status quo?
The idea of letting the current Defense Secretary keep his job is a hotly debated topic these days. Here’s an easy way to decide.
It is quintessential “Washington business as usual” that keeps the goal of rebalancing security resources always out of reach.