New Internationalism



The New Internationalism project works primarily on Middle East and United Nations issues. In the Middle East, the key focus areas are the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Israeli occupation of Palestine. In both arenas the project focuses on education and activism aiming to change the failed and failing U.S. policies, and retooling those policies to meet the goals of peace with justice. The project also works to challenge U.S. domination of the UN, and to help democratize and empower the global organization.

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Iran Invited for Talks on Syria

Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies says the invitation to Iran is late but an essential move for a diplomatic regional solution, made possible by Russia's escalated involvement in Syria.

Grounds for Doubt

Can the Pentagon still realistically maintain its 'no boots on the ground' stance in Iraq given that an American soldier has been killed in action there?

Phyllis Bennis on U.S. Bombing of Afghan Hospital

The Pentagon has declared the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, a “mistake.” Will an independent investigation be allowed to take place?