Regions / Libya
The administration's policies toward refugees are bad enough, but people from the diaspora take an equally hard hit.
This policy bans refugees fleeing wars that we started.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
“There is no military response to terrorism. President Obama says that over and over again. It’s time we held him accountable to his own words," Phyllis Bennis told Democracy Now!
The U.S. deployment of a team of special operations forces to Syria comes after the first U.S. combat casualty in Iraq in four years.
Many suggest two options for U.S. handling of ISIS — go to war or do nothing — the same choice offered by George W. Bush in regards to the Iraq War.
Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the recent terrorist attacks in Denmark and North Africa with Phyllis Bennis.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the multiplying crises on the ground across the Middle East, including developments inside Palestine, between the U.S. and Israel, and within the U.S. Jewish community.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and the regional challenges it faces on PBS NewsHour.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the deteriorating security situation in Libya on CCTV.