Regions / Middle East & North Africa
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
Trump's foreign policy isn't an alternative to U.S. empire. It's just a cruder rendition of it.
Clinton's rhetoric on the Muslim world might be friendlier than Trump's, but her record is much bloodier.
“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!
As part of a forum in the Nation on how to build the political revolution, Phyllis Bennis tells us how the U.S. can end its militarized foreign policy.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world's shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
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.
The platform shows the limits of party politics while corporate and military interests dominate both parties — and the necessity of social movements to challenge those limits.
When no one goes to jail, Phyllis Bennis tells South African radio, there's no reason for future Tony Blairs to do anything differently.
We need to address the root causes of what is leading ordinary people to turn to ISIS, Phyllis Bennis tells RT America.