Issues / War & Peace
The war abroad and the war at home are both fueled by a fear of encroaching chaos — and it's hard to miss the racist subtext.
The U.S. has announced it will send 560 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS, but no preparations have been made to take care of the civilians that will have their city destroyed, Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network.
The platform shows the limits of party politics while corporate and military interests dominate both parties — and the necessity of social movements to challenge those limits.
When no one goes to jail, Phyllis Bennis tells South African radio, there's no reason for future Tony Blairs to do anything differently.
President Obama just announced he’s keeping 8,400 troops in Afghanistan—but it’s time for the U.S. to withdraw fully.
After 15 years of U.S. occupation in Afghanistan, the Taliban controls more territory than at any point since the U.S. invasion that overthrew them in 2001, Phyllis Bennis tells Press TV.
We need to address the root causes of what is leading ordinary people to turn to ISIS, Phyllis Bennis tells RT America.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
With a Syrian refugee crisis underway for the last five years, we need to get serious about diplomacy, Bennis tells the Real News Network.
While Muslims prayed for Orlando, the GOP nominee urged his followers to reach for their guns.