Trump's foreign policy isn't an alternative to U.S. empire. It's just a cruder rendition of it.
The platform shows the limits of party politics while corporate and military interests dominate both parties — and the necessity of social movements to challenge those limits.
G4S, where Omar Mateen worked as a security guard, profits from both U.S. border militarization and the Israeli occupation.
Clinton is right: Trump would be a disaster on foreign policy. But her refusal to engage with the alternative offered by Sanders says more about her own war-driven approach than anything else.
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
Netanyahu kept the focus of Congress and the U.S. media squarely where he wanted it—on Iran, away from Palestine, settlements, assaults on Gaza, violations of international law.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the significance of the escalating tensions between President Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the threat to Iran negotiations.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the multiplying crises on the ground across the Middle East, including developments inside Palestine, between the U.S. and Israel, and within the U.S. Jewish community.
Following the attacks on a synagogue in Jerusalem by two Palestinian youths, Phyllis Bennis discusses the significant role of Israeli and U.S. policies in the escalating conflict.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.