Issues / peace
The U.S. government needs to develop a unified national security budget that allows the president and the Congress to make trade-offs like these.
Phyllis Bennis discusses Guantanamo, Syria, Afghanistan, and her thoughts on the renewed Palestine-Israel talks.
The UN should have a broad mandate to investigate any use of chemical weapons on either side.
Phyllis Bennis discusses civil society movements in Iraq challenging the U.S.-backed sectarian government system.
God Loves Uganda takes an extraordinary look at the influence of conservative American evangelicals on Ugandan society.
The United States must oppose the occupation and settlements, and support a Palestinian right to freedom, equality and statehood.
Only North Koreans can change North Korea.
The ending of the wars is coinciding with a broader defense downsizing.
The U.S. needs to come up with a new and different Pacific pivot that places peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula at the top of the list of priorities.
Israel visit elicits beautiful talk, but talk is cheap.