Trump’s Israel Rhetoric Is All Over the Place

Trump’s Israel Rhetoric Is All Over the Place

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived February 14th for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, a meeting intended to solidify the existing relationship between the two countries in the new Trump administration. In an interview with The New Indian...
The Obama Administration Is Misreading Public Opinion on Israel

The Obama Administration Is Misreading Public Opinion on Israel

Shortly before the New Year, the Obama administration broke with its usual behavior at the United Nations and abstained from a Security Council resolution against Israel’s illegal settlements in Palestinian territory. By abstaining instead of vetoing the...
Lacking a Real Foreign Policy Strategy, Trump Would Turn to War

Lacking a Real Foreign Policy Strategy, Trump Would Turn to War

There’s a certain kind of danger that comes with a presidential candidate who has made a commitment ahead of time to focus on war. But there is a another type of danger that comes from a candidate who is so vague about his foreign policy, that he himself...
Wrestling with Wrestling Jerusalem

Wrestling with Wrestling Jerusalem

Solo shows are about journeys. The performer tells the story of how he or she navigated through an experience of life-altering importance. At the beginning of Wrestling Jerusalem, the new solo show that kicks off Mosaic Theater Company’s latest Voices from a Changing...
Will the U.S. Appease Netanyahu and Increase Military Aid to Israel?

Will the U.S. Appease Netanyahu and Increase Military Aid to Israel?

U.S. President Barack Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House Monday. It’s the first time the two leaders have met in more than a year. For more on the significance of this meeting and whether it would help smooth over strained...
Obama Secures Iran Nuclear Deal in Senate

Obama Secures Iran Nuclear Deal in Senate

Director of IPS’s New Internationalism project Phyllis Bennis joins The Real News Network to discuss the implications of the Iran deal’s ensured survival in Congress and how the deal might impact future negotiations in the region. Watch...
Obama Clinches Iran Deal

Obama Clinches Iran Deal

Sen. Barbara Mikulski became the 34th Senator to support the Iran nuclear deal, keeping the deal safe from Republican opposition. Lawrence O’Donnell discusses with Reza Marashi, Tim Pawlenty and director of IPS’s New Internationalism project Phyllis Bennis...
Why Does Senator Schumer Oppose the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Why Does Senator Schumer Oppose the Iran Nuclear Deal?

[youtube id=”7wVjOzp_s2M” align=”left” mode=”normal” autoplay=”no”] Last week, President Obama delivered his Iran nuclear deal speech at American University.  Obama took the moment to further connect his legacy to that...
Supporters of Diplomacy over War Must Speak Up

Supporters of Diplomacy over War Must Speak Up

  Members of Congress are fleeing Washington’s steam bath for their August recess, making this a key time for constituents to raise their voices on crucial issues. Right now, the biggest thing lawmakers must decide is whether they’ll join the 54 percent of voters...
Israel’s Nuclear Weapons a Major Factor in Mideast Arms Race

Israel’s Nuclear Weapons a Major Factor in Mideast Arms Race

Israel is making a concerted effort to forestall a resolution that would subject its nuclear facilities to inspection from the International Atomic Energy Agency. The resolution has been put forth by Egypt, and will be voted on in mid-September. New Internationalism...
What the Mainstream Media Got Wrong About Gaza

What the Mainstream Media Got Wrong About Gaza

“I don’t want to die. Don’t leave me.” These were the last words of Anas “Bader” Qdeih, a 7-year-old Palestinian from Gaza who was killed by an Israeli mortar shell as he played in front of his house. His story is one of many that were documented in a recent report...