It’s time to stop relying on human presidents.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn’t get it.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the multiplying crises on the ground across the Middle East, including developments inside Palestine, between the U.S. and Israel, and within the U.S. Jewish community.
Before Obama’s State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
Phyllis Bennis addresses the Westchester Peace Action Coalition on crises such as Ebola, ISIS, and renewed wars in the Middle East.
Phyllis Bennis discusses President Obama’s West Point speech, the Afghanistan withdrawal, Syria’s ongoing crisis, and Pope Francis’ historic visit to Israel and Palestine.
Focusing on the executive actions you can take without Congress is a great idea, Mr. President.
The U.S. recognition of Somalia as a sovereign and equal partner entails new responsibilities for both parties.
Just as it did in Afghanistan and Iraq, the CIA and U.S. military act on bad intel when designating targets for drone attacks.
A hole in the ground, stained in blood, where a family once lived peacefully–is this to be the calling card of America’s counterterrorism campaign in Pakistan?
Nearly half of Pakistanis believe they should have the right to vote in U.S. elections.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Once again the drone war, militarization of U.S. policy in Africa, and Palestine all remain unmentioned.
CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin explodes the many myths of drone warfare.