Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Phyllis Bennis says forces aligned in opposition to the Iran Framework Agreement in the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia would rather see war than a deal that brings Iran out of sanctions and back into play as a regional power.
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
While there is a difference in rhetoric between the two leaders, the Israeli elections are not likely to have much impact on changing policies on settlements or Iran.
Phyllis Bennis joins Lawrence O'Donnell on The Last Word: "This goes beyond partisan politics — it is more urgently involved with the question of negotiations with Iran."
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.
Phyllis Bennis weighs in on the State of the Union address, AIPAC's campaign against the Iran talks, and John Kerry's 'new framework' for Israel-Palestine.
IPS experts weigh in on inequality, taxes, global trade deals, and global talks with Syria and Iran.
Could we be seeing the rising role of diplomacy instead of military force as the basis of U.S. foreign policy?