As our climate crisis plays out in increased refugee flows and natural disasters, the government is still wasting money on ineffective, traditional military security.
In his address to Congress, Pope Francis talked about causes of war.
A new report connects U.S. military engagement and the threat of climate change.
Experts will discuss the military budget, job creation, and rebalancing our national security in an interactive dialog that will be broadcast across the country.
The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
McCain’s trip to Syria, his calls for US air strikes, and arming rebels with heavy weapons seem designed to counter Obama plan to negotiate with Russia.
In fact, sequestration will not “gut” our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
The co-director of the Institute’s Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
Fact Sheet: $440 billion Can be Trimmed from Military Budget Over a 10-year Period Without Compromising National Security
“We can make cuts to the military budget without compromising our national security. The Unified Security Budget shows how to cut Pentagon spending to the levels required by sequestration, but still invest in programs that strengthen national security.” – Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies
Fact Sheet: “Rebalancing our National Security: The Benefits of Implementing a Unified Security Budget”
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
New Report: Unified Security Budget Task Force Recommends Spending Reforms to Strengthen National Security, Reduce the Deficit
Narrows Funding Gap Between Offense and Prevention to Strengthen Security, Reduce Deficit, Create Jobs
A shocking IPS report about the U.S. government’s mismanagement of a dangerous bomb-grade nuclear material that they now want to bury straight into the ground.
Dick Cheney and House Republicans claim military spending cuts will hurt the country, but most of the pain will be in military contractors’ pockets.
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. “Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators,” said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
The Honduran military not only ousted a president. It has militarized society by elbowing aside the police.