Regions / Iraq
This is what a non-imperial, truly internationalist foreign policy would look like.
"What we're seeing now is the reality that this global war on terror is indeed having global ramifications," Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
As long as major powers are delivering weapons to their allies in the region, diplomacy will be near impossible, Bennis told Kontext.
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
Many falsehoods in candidates' responses went unchallenged, Phyllis Bennis told Democracy Now! in her post-debate analysis.
The problem with Clinton is that although her critique of Trump is accurate, she is unclear about her own positions, Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
Clinton's rhetoric on the Muslim world might be friendlier than Trump's, but her record is much bloodier.
The U.S. has announced it will send 560 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS, but no preparations have been made to take care of the civilians that will have their city destroyed, Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network.
When no one goes to jail, Phyllis Bennis tells South African radio, there's no reason for future Tony Blairs to do anything differently.