Slapping sanctions onto three different countries with vastly different foreign policy challenges doesn’t work in the real world, Phyllis Bennis tells The Real News.
Behind all of Trump’s boneheaded policies in the Middle East is an unmistakable urge for confrontation with Iran.
In Saudi Arabia, the president ratcheted up his anti-Iran alliance with Arab dictators.
Your chance to hear up-to-date analysis on U.S. war and peace issues in the Middle East and beyond in the era of a Trump Presidency.
Trump the businessman is at war with Trump the ideologue over the question of Islam.
The biggest danger—at least right now—is less a direct U.S. military assault on Iran than an escalation of a proxy war against Yemen.
During the Cold War, the CIA did just the kind of meddling in foreign elections it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
A relentless, four-year onslaught by Donald Trump and his allies will have a terrible effect.
This Iranian graphic artist puts a new spin on calligraphy in an effort to bring Persian culture to the rest of the world.
IPS’s Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network that although Clinton rightfully used her national security speech to condemn the bigotry and danger of Trump’s positions, she didn’t lay out a much better alternative.
Donald Trump and a majority of South Koreans believe that South Korea should have a nuclear weapon. Are they right?
If Sanders wants political revolution, it doesn’t just mean taking our economy back from the billionaires; It means taking our foreign policy back from the carpet bombers.
Clinton favors war and regime change over negotiations and diplomacy, says Phyllis Bennis.
Wrestling is the new ping pong when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations.
The Iranian gusher means prices won’t rebound anytime soon.