Tagged: Middle East
A book launch party and signing of IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis’s latest Middle East primer – this one focused on ISIS and President Obama’s war. The war is supposed to be only against the violent extremists of ISIS, but in fact is being waged against whole populations in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and beyond.
Join IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus for brown bag discussion with Reese Erlich, foreign correspondent and author of a new book on, "The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect."
Decades of U.S. support for military action by Iraqi governments increase sectarian divide and causes further devastation in the Middle East.
Phyllis Bennis says forces aligned in opposition to the Iran Framework Agreement in the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia would rather see war than a deal that brings Iran out of sanctions and back into play as a regional power.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
Come and hear first-hand from Tariq Abu Khdeir, the 15-year-old Palestinian-American arrested and beaten by Israeli police in Jerusalem last month.
Institute for Policy Studies, CODEPINK, The Nation Magazine, and the Center for Constitutional Rights invite you to an International Drone Summit.
President Obama's speech at the United Nations General Assembly reflected some of the extraordinary shifts in global politics that have taken shape in the last six or eight weeks. - Article originally appeared on The Nation's blog.
Remembering Saul Landau, 1936-2013
Today we have the possibility to turn the threat of war around. There is renewed hope that the global community can make that turn now, today.