Trump Makes Over $80 Billion in Major Arms Deals in First Year

By William D. Hartung

Mar-07-2018 | Report

Major Changes in Types of Weapons and Recipient Countries Compared to Obama Puts U.S. Manufacturing Jobs and Human Rights at Risk ... Read More »

BURNED: Deception, Deforestation and America’s Biodiesel Policy

By Glenn Hurowitz

Feb-01-2018 | Report

This report by Mighty Earth and Action Aid USA provides a dramatic on-the-ground glimpse of the unintended negative consequences of food-based biofuels. It shows that instead of driving large-scale climate solutions, the RFS has largely served as a mandate for corn ethanol and food-based biodiesel production, including soy and palm biodiesel produced overseas... Read More »


By William D. Hartung

Jan-29-2018 | Report

The promise of jobs created by US weapons exports plays a major role in generating support for arms sales in Congress and the Executive Branch. During President Trump’s 2017 state visit to Saudi Arabia, he pledged $110 billion in new arms offers in the name of “jobs, jobs, jobs.”... Read More »

15 Years Later, CIP Commemorates Disastrous US Choices in Iraq


Mar-19-2018 | Article

On the 15h Anniversary of the Iraq War, Center for International Policy experts comment on the disastrous choices the US has made in Iraq since 2003... Read More »

A Russian Perspective On Korean Denuclearization

By Charles Knight

Mar-18-2018 | Interview, Article

I met Anastasia Barannikova this last December when I visited the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia. I was there to participate in discussions with eight of the university’s regional security experts about the situation in Korea, only a few hundred kilometers distant from where we sat. In my notes I circled Anastasia Barannikova’s name. Her colleagues mentioned that she had the best set of contacts with North Koreans... Read More »

Caveat Emptor: MSNBC and CNN Use CIA Apologists for False Commentary

By Melvin A. Goodman

Mar-16-2018 |

MSNBC prides itself for progressive reporting on national security issues but continues to use apologists for the Central Intelligence Agency in reporting on key intelligence issues... Read More »

Whistleblower at the CIA Book Talk and Signing

May-11-18 | University Book Store 4326 University AVE NE Seattle WA 98105

Join us for a Q and A with CIP Senior Fellow, Mel Goodman on his book, Whistleblower at the CIA... Read More »

Mel Goodman at Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center

Mar-08-18 | 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center (525 Kumquat Court)

Mel Goodman7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center (525 Kumquat Court) Thursday, March 8, 7pm Tickets: $15 adv/$20 door Chef Richard's Kumquat Kitchen will be open Melvin A. Goodman ... Read More »

Great Decisions lecture series brings foreign policy experts to Williamsburg

Mar-06-18 | Williamsburg Regional Library

When: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays in February and March. Where: Williamsburg Regional Library. Cost: $10 per lecture.... Read More »