Peter Certo is the editorial manager of the Institute for Policy Studies. He edits its Foreign Policy In Focus and OtherWords services and coaches writing in the New Economy Maryland Fellowship program. He’s a former associate editor of Right Web, a project that monitors efforts to influence U.S. foreign policy, and helped coordinate the first annual Global Day of Action on Military Spending.
Leaving Afghanistan Is the Right Thing To Do. We Never Should Have Been There.
Now our obligation is to those Afghans living with the consequences of our four decades of intervention.
We May Be One Election From Permanent Minority Rule
Donald Trump has been defeated, but American democracy remains in peril. Here’s how we can reverse the trendline.
Donald Trump May Spend Memorial Day Pardoning War Criminals
Glorifying serial killer-type behavior most service members would find appalling is a strange way to honor them.
Does the Super Bowl Feel Too Political? Thank American Militarism.
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
Never Mind the Wall—They’re Building Warehouses for Immigrant Children
The newest plank of immigration enforcement? Piling children into overcrowded detention centers.
Actually, Trump Loves Chinese Goods—So Long as they Make Him Richer