What's Next in Afghanistan?
When Barack Obama ordered the surge of 30,000 troops into Afghanistan in 2009, he stipulated that a withdrawal would begin in July 2011 and continue until completion by 2014. What remains to be determined is how many troops will come home and what the pace of future withdrawal will be.
IPS's Phyllis Bennis debated Retired Army Lt. Col. John Nagl, president of the Center for a New American Security and Brian Katulis, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress on the future of U.S. policy in Afghanistan.
The Middle East in Turmoil Once Again: And It's Not All About Us
September 21, 2012 - The New Internationalism newsletter focuses on the protests in the Middle East and marks the 30 year anniversary of the Sabra-Shatila massacre. By Phyllis Bennis
Phyllis Bennis Appears on MSNBC's 'Up with Chris Hayes'
September 14, 2012 - The director of our New Internationalism Project invited to speak after a week that saw uprisings in the Middle East and left one U.S. ambassador dead. By Matias Ramos
National Catholic Reporter Interviews Phyllis Bennis
August 27, 2012 - IPS New Internationalism Director says: "Peace for Syria will not come from the outside." By Claire Schaeffer-Duffy
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from the World of Wars, Uprisings, and the Media
August 15, 2012 - In this edition of the New Internationalism newsletter, we look at good and bad news from the world of wars and rumors of wars, uprisings and suppression of uprisings, media coverage and media collaboration. By Phyllis Bennis
Romney Backs Israel in the Battle of the Iran Red Lines
August 2, 2012 - Romney's foot-in-mouth disease shows no signs of healing, but there's danger as well as his foreign policy trip shows he is okay with a war-mongering agenda. By Phyllis Bennis