Issues / War & Peace
As funding for military contracts shrinks, major defense contractors have started to edge their way into the business of implementing health care reform.
Following the attacks on a synagogue in Jerusalem by two Palestinian youths, Phyllis Bennis discusses the significant role of Israeli and U.S. policies in the escalating conflict.
Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets.
The vote could represent an international shift where Washington is no longer the center of negotiating peace between Israel and Palestine.
Phyllis Bennis on RT's Breaking the Set, discussing military force against ISIS.
After less than two years as U.S. Secretary of Defense, what progress did Chuck Hagel make on the withdrawal in Afghanistan, the Pentagon budget, and the rise of the Islamic State?
Phyllis Bennis delves into the context of the U.S.-ISIS Crisis, addressing what is ISIS and why are they considered such a threat, why the Obama administration going back to war in Iraq and Syria, and whether this U.S. war helping the Syrian regime.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and the regional challenges it faces on PBS NewsHour.