Tagged: Middle East
Phyllis Bennis discusses the rise of ISIS and U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks
Lawmakers need to hear from their constituents who support the nuclear deal with Iran.
Despite the focus on Iran, Israel is the only country in the Middle East that has a nuclear weapons arsenal.
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.
A book launch party and signing of IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis’ latest Middle East primer, focused on ISIS and President Obama’s war, which is supposedly only against the violent extremists of ISIS, but is in fact 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.