Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Captain Smith is using the question of lack of authorization as the basis for his challenge, but there is a chance that he could also raise issues of illegality in how the war is being carried out, Bennis told RT America.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
Phyllis Bennis on the Real News Network: "When the first crisis breaks, I'm afraid that a President Trump would immediately turn to the military."
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
Last fall, IPS called the World Bank out on its failure to act on its own cleaner energy strategies. Will the institution put its money where its mouth is this time?
Here is one artist's attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
These children's participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
Phyllis Bennis says this symbolic vote demonstrates the power the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement has to impact government choices.
An assessment of Clinton's AIPAC speech and Sanders's Middle East speech reveals their divergent approaches to the US's closest ally, Israel
For too long Moscow and Washington have tried to out-muscle each other by escalating the Syrian war. Now, for once, they've got a chance to escalate their efforts to end it.