This is what a non-imperial, truly internationalist foreign policy would look like.
A Deadly Day: Russian Ambassador Assassinated, 12 Dead in Berlin Truck Crash, Zürich Mosque Attacked
“What we’re seeing now is the reality that this global war on terror is indeed having global ramifications,” Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
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 Fellow Phyllis Bennis will present and lead a Q&A on her book “Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer” at the CFPA Membership Welcome Gathering.
A book launch party and signing of IPS fellow Phyllis Benniss latest Middle East primer, focused on ISIS and President Obama’s war, which is supposedly only against the violent extremists of ISIS, but is in fact being waged against whole populations in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and beyond.
“It’s a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances,” she says.
Phyllis Bennis debates war-by-proxy in Syria, neocolonialism in the Middle East, and the global war on terror.
Sooner or later, if citizens are going to support further wars and impingements on their own civil liberties, they need red meat.
October 7, 2011 is the tenth anniversary of the Global War on Terror, the longest war in U.S. history. War Voices is a unique forum to reflect on this decade of war by bringing together people directly impacted by U.S. militarism and the U.S. war economy
While a Pew study shows that a third of U.S. soldiers felt that neither Iraq or Afghanistan were worth the effort, a pipeline project might ensure continued U.S. presence in the area.
In the midst of the Arab Spring, which directly rejects al-Qaeda-style small-group violence in favor of mass-based, society-wide mobilization and non-violent protest to challenge dictatorship and corruption, does the killing of Osama bin Laden represent ultimate justice, or even an end to the “unfinished business” of 9/11?