Issues / War & Peace
"I would assert that the only public event that is appropriate for George W. Bush — and others of his administration — to attend would be in The Hague, standing trial for war crimes," she says.
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.
The Senate GOP's letter to Iran was an act of vengeance for their discredited code of honor: neoconservatism.
While there is a difference in rhetoric between the two leaders, the Israeli elections are not likely to have much impact on changing policies on settlements or Iran.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.
"What we're looking at right now is the possibility of changing the U.S.' uncritical support of Israel — for the first time," says Phyllis Bennis on Al Jazeera.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister's speech on Iran.
Netanyahu kept the focus of Congress and the U.S. media squarely where he wanted it—on Iran, away from Palestine, settlements, assaults on Gaza, violations of international law.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the significance of the escalating tensions between President Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the threat to Iran negotiations.
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.