Tagged: Military Intervention
The Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC's The Last Word to discuss why current U.S. military strategy against ISIS isn't working and what alternative strategies should be used instead.
No matter who wins the election next month or whatever military force is raised and thrown against Boko Haram in the future, it is likely that the insurgency will continue.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria and the regional challenges it faces on PBS NewsHour.
"This was a report looking back at examples where arming rebel troops worked — and the best [the CIA] could come up with was Afghanistan in the 1980s," says Phyllis Bennis.