As long as major powers are delivering weapons to their allies in the region, diplomacy will be near impossible, Bennis told Kontext.
The multi-layered wars raging across Syria are complex, but there is no military solution, and it’s time for the left to rebuild a movement based on that reality.
The U.S. has announced it will send 560 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS, but no preparations have been made to take care of the civilians that will have their city destroyed, Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network.
Proposals like the Alliance for Prosperity Plan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only accelerate a race to the bottom for families in the Northern triangle of Latin America, Manuel Perez-Rocha said at the AFL-CIO conference on U.S. trade policy.
As millions in Yemen face severe hunger, the United States continues to provide the Saudi invasion with arms
Five years after the Arab Spring began, four experts debate a pressing question that remains unsettled on the left.
Besieged territory struggles to recover from last year’s attacks, despite pledges of aid.
While the U.S. debates whether a civil war is raging in Iraq, the UN estimates that 2.6 million Iraqis have fled violence in their country causing a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.
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