Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Foreign Policy Establishment

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 […]

Film: The Draft and the Vietnam Generation

Film: The Draft and the Vietnam Generation

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.

ISIS abroad, Islamophobia at home

ISIS abroad, Islamophobia at home

Phyllis Bennis speaks on US Foreign Policy, Wars and Terrorism at the 72nd United Nations Anniversary Banquest of the Global Learning Center of Wichita.

Hezbollah’s Victory Over ISIS Undermined as US Bombs Evacuation Route

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 […]

Afghanistan Has Always Been a Failed and Failing War

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 […]

Trump Has Bashed Obama’s Actions in Iraq. But He’s Actually No Better

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 […]