It’s blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
Syria is emerging as a metaphor for the fragmentation and chaos that the modern world barely contains.
Looking for a place to escape from President Trump? You’re running out of options.
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.
Putin’s attempt at “shock and awe” in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The U.S. has a moral responsibility to address the Syrian refugee crisis after The Guardian reveals Russia offered to help depose Assad three years ago.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of “Who’s your favorite dictator?”
Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
There’s no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Obama administration’s strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and the regional challenges it faces on PBS NewsHour.
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
We in civil society must sharpen our demands.
Joint Statement by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and Phyllis Bennis: “Forceful Diplomacy, Not Military Force” in Syria
Today we have the possibility to turn the threat of war around. There is renewed hope that the global community can make that turn now, today.
An easy-to-use list of reasons that the United States should not take military action in Syria. Ready to print, copy, and hand out at the next antiwar demonstration!
Let’s resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let’s say ‘lesson learned.’