Summer Doldrums and War Budgets

The dog days of summer have socked in, with Washington’s heat and humidity made far worse by the hot air coming out of corporate board rooms and hearing rooms and White House and Capitol conference rooms, as DC’s powerful debate the budget crisis. One...
Brown Bag Discussion: The Arab Spring Missing From Headlines

Brown Bag Discussion: The Arab Spring Missing From Headlines

The Arab Spring continues – hopeful, dangerous, transformative all at the same time. Egypt’s new government struggles to craft new governance and a new foreign policy, including new relations with the U.S., Palestine and Israel. Palestinian refugees...

SOTU: Really, Mr. President?

The following is a summary of the analysis IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis made of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy comments during the State of the Union address. It’s included in the interactive transcript on PBS NewsHour’s website. President...