Burning Issues: Is Our Military Big Enough?

Burning Issues: Is Our Military Big Enough?

IPS defense expert Miriam Pemberton explains that the United States military remains the most powerful on earth by far in this segment of Campaign for America’s Future “Burning Issues” video series.

Grounds for Doubt

Grounds for Doubt

Can the Pentagon still realistically maintain its ‘no boots on the ground’ stance in Iraq given that an American soldier has been killed in action there?

Syria: Crisis & Response

Syria: Crisis & Response

Join IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis and other subject matter experts for a discussion about what course of action would be best for the U.S. regarding the current conflict in Syria.

Close the U.S. Military Base in Okinawa, Japan

Close the U.S. Military Base in Okinawa, Japan

U.S. military bases in Okinawa have been the source of dramatic controversy in Japan and the US for decades. Many in Okinawa have criticized US bases for the dangers they pose, including military accidents, environmental and health damage, and crimes committed by US military personnel–most infamously, the 1995 rape of a 12-year-old girl. Join a delegation of Okinawan students, activists, and politicians to learn more about living with US bases and to engage in a constructive dialogue about US-Okinawan-Japanese relations.

Okinawan Delegation Visits DC for Base Closure

A delegation of politicians, lawyers, activists and students from Okinawa, Japan, will travel to Washington, DC, from January 21 to January 27 to advocate for the closure of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma.