Regions / Russia
Some see Putin's Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington's worst behavior.
We need to address the root causes of what is leading ordinary people to turn to ISIS, Phyllis Bennis tells RT America.
In the second issues of the International Review of Contemporary Law, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, Phyllis Bennis writes about the Paris climate talks, the UN, terrorism, and the global war on terror.
IPS's Phyllis Bennis tells Common Dreams that the kind of bombings these officials are calling for is very dangerous and further antagonizing Russia will do nothing to bring peace to the Syrian people.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.
This massive leak of transactions involving 214,488 offshore corporations, covering 40 years of activity, will boost the global movement to recapture trillions of the hidden wealth of nations.
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.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Former CIA counterterrorism officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou told Sputnik that the Syrian ceasefire offers the first substantive step towards a lasting peace and the possibility for a new era of US-Russian cooperation.