Issues / War & Peace
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.
The Iran deal is "largely a win for those opposed to militarization," says Phyllis Bennis
The nuclear deal with Iran, like Nixon's opening to China in 1972, has the potential to be a geopolitical game changer — if it can get through Congress first.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Iranian nuclear agreement as a beginning, not an end, for relations between the U.S. and Iran
After more than a year of negotiations, a U.S.-backed nuclear deal with Iran has been struck.
Besieged territory struggles to recover from last year's attacks, despite pledges of aid.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
U.S. efforts to construct an "armed peace" in the Asia-Pacific are only encouraging a cycle of escalation.