Regions / Syria
Phyllis Bennis: "Everyone is safer with this deal — because everyone is safer when we use diplomacy instead of war."
Will the monumental deal lay the foundation for creating a nuclear free zone throughout the Middle East?
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?
Phyllis Bennis discusses the rise of ISIS and U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks
The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
Why the latest increase in military presence by the U.S. in the region is doomed to fail
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.
Phyllis Bennis argues that collateral damage from military strikes and corrupt governance are only strengthening the Islamic State