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.
What Went Unmentioned in the Vice Presidential Debate
October 11, 2012 - Once again the drone war, militarization of U.S. policy in Africa, and Palestine all remain unmentioned. By Phyllis Bennis
HuffPost Live: Is Libya better off now?
September 27, 2012 - Despite the recent killing of Amb. Stevens and unrest in Libya, President Obama defended intervention in Libya in his UNGA speech Tuesday. Phyllis Bennis participated in this discussion on the Huffington Post's new live channel. By Matias Ramos
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