Issues / War & Peace
Trump's pick for U.S. Ambassador to Israel's definition of "peace" means Palestinians accepting an apartheid state
Trump's statements on the Middle East reflect hardline views one day and more conventional ones the next.
The president says he'll protect our interests against the boondoggle weapons makers. Don't believe him.
The biggest danger—at least right now—is less a direct U.S. military assault on Iran than an escalation of a proxy war against Yemen.
If Congress gets out of the way.
Trump's rhetoric points to a real possibility for escalation in Yemen, which could be viewed as a proxy attack on Iran, IPS' Phyllis Bennis tells MSNBC.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
This policy bans refugees fleeing wars that we started.
Blatant U.S. approval of illegal Israeli settlements could further empower Israel’s right wing government, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told Al Jazeera
The U.S. dropped over 26,000 bombs last year, Phyllis Bennis told Radio Sputnik. And none of them made us safer.