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.
Sanders’ theme of addressing economic inequality could carry into his foreign policy
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?
U.S. bombs hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, leaving at least 22 dead.
Five steps the U.S. can take in Iraq without going back to war.
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.
Humanitarian intervention has proven to be an even more valuable propaganda tool than the “war on terror.”
The Syrian civil war is spreading — but U.S. military action is the last thing the country needs.
Video: Drums Beat for U.S. Military Intervention in Syria, but Israel Finds a Weakened Assad “Convenient”
The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control the outcome of civil war.
The sooner Hawaii recognizes that it would be better off with a drastically reduced dependency on the military, the better.
New poll shows support for Afghanistan war lower than ever, and for good reason.
Iraq knows that Iran — unlike America and other Western forces — is there to stay.
In Address to Congress, President Obama returned to his perceived strong suit to discuss how the United States must operate from a position of strength.
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.
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.