Why the latest increase in military presence by the U.S. in the region is doomed to fail
Phyllis Bennis argues that collateral damage from military strikes and corrupt governance are only strengthening the Islamic State
Decades of U.S. support for military action by Iraqi governments increase sectarian divide and causes further devastation in the Middle East.
Many suggest two options for U.S. handling of ISIS — go to war or do nothing — the same choice offered by George W. Bush in regards to the Iraq War.
President Obama’s requests from Congress to authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State. Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC's The Last Word to discuss the authorization and Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress.
The Washington Peace Center will feature IPS' Phyllis Bennis at a teach-in to discuss these and other questions on Veterans' Day to stop the next war now!
More troops will mean "more violence for Iraqis and Syrians" and will not "make us any safer here at home."
A panel discussion forum, featuring IPS' Phyllis Bennis, on the current situation in Iraq and Syria and what we should know about ISIS.
Moderated by Phil Donahue, the Institute for Policy Studies, Iraqi Veterans Against the War, and over 30 other organizations co-sponsor a convening on the 11th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis joins subject matter experts for a discussion about what course of action would be best for the U.S. regarding the current conflict in Syria.