WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will use a major foreign policy address Thursday to set out his view of how politicians on the left should discuss the U.S role in the world and why voters at home should pay close attention to America’s actions abroad. Even as the popular lawmaker built a national reputation […]
Peace activists must look beyond our own movement.
Trump’s plans to extend the war he once supported ending are even more worrisome for their lack of transparency.
Inspiring stories of people who faced being drafted to fight in a war they opposed and how their defiance changed American politics forever, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Beth Sanders.
A conference on the role of Virginia Faith Communities to help to end the violence and militarization.
Phyllis Bennis speaks on US Foreign Policy, Wars and Terrorism at the 72nd United Nations Anniversary Banquest of the Global Learning Center of Wichita.
Phyllis Bennis will be a Keynote speaker for the Middle East Peace Education Coalition (MEPEC) conference.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. After intense fighting between the Lebanese army, Lebanese Hezbollah, and the Syrian military against ISIS on the Lebanese-Syrian border, Lebanon’s president, Michel Aoun, declared victory over ISIS this week. The declaration was the result of negotiation and cease-fire agreement that […]
Janine Jackson: On August 21, Donald Trump gave what one Washington Post writer called a “muscular speech” on his plans for the US’s long war in Afghanistan. Corporate media were critical of the lack of detail: How many new troops would be sent? How long exactly until the US annihilates all the terrorists? And media were critical of […]
Eleven years ago Jimmy Carter had the temerity to put the word “apartheid” in the subtitle of his book Palestine: Peace not Apartheid, and he paid the price. The former president was drubbed out of the Democratic Party, and Wolf Blitzer and Terry Gross questioned him harshly for the word choice on major media. But […]
During his bid for the presidency, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly bragged about his brilliant “secret plan” to wipe out ISIS — a plan that, if it even existed, critics were understandably skeptical of given Trump’s lack of military experience. In November 2015, he revealed that his winning strategy would be to “bomb the sh*t out […]
Trump’s speech was essentially a strategy for justifying a continuous, permanent war in Afghanistan, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told The Real News Network.
They serve to valorize white violence that colors America’s racist past – and present.
The revoking of Alaa Zayoud’s Israeli citizenship sets a dangerous precedent.