A discussion about Syria, Iraq, ISIS, refugees, war, and terrorism with IPS’s Phyllis Bennis and David Wildman of United Methodist Church’s General Board of Global Ministries.
IPS’s Peter Certo joins Telesur for an in-depth look at U.S. foreign policy as it relates to ISIS, Saudis, Syria, and more.
Can the Pentagon still realistically maintain its ‘no boots on the ground’ stance in Iraq given that an American soldier has been killed in action there?
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria’s civil war, but it’s accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict’s refugees.
Phyllis Bennis: “Everyone is safer with this deal — because everyone is safer when we use diplomacy instead of war.”
Will the monumental deal lay the foundation for creating a nuclear free zone throughout the Middle East?
On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?
Phyllis Bennis discusses the rise of ISIS and U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks
The Obama administration has concluded deals with Iran and Cuba. Will North Korea round out the trifecta?
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East’s largest stateless minority like pawns. That’s a huge mistake.
The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.
The Iran deal is “largely a win for those opposed to militarization,” says Phyllis Bennis
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.