Tagged: No-Fly Zone
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
When it comes to their foreign policy proposals, Clinton's is irresponsible and Trump's has no content, Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network.
The problem with Clinton is that although her critique of Trump is accurate, she is unclear about her own positions, Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
IPS's Phyllis Bennis tells Common Dreams that the kind of bombings these officials are calling for is very dangerous and further antagonizing Russia will do nothing to bring peace to the Syrian people.
Hillary Clinton spoke last week about what she would do to combat ISIS. Her strategy would only exacerbate the problem.
1982 Libya had a different feeling than the current world, but its memories shape a view of the current situation.
The debate over Libya does not break down along ideological lines. Linda Wertheimer talks to two liberals who disagree over whether the U.S. should be intervening in Libya. Phyllis Bennis, the director of the New Internationalism Program at the Institute for Policy Studies, opposes the allied military action. Marc Lynch, who writes for Foreign Policy and heads the Middle East studies program at The George Washington University, is in favor.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the U.S. has not yet decided whether to send weapons to Libya's struggling opposition movement. Jim Lehrer discusses the arms issue with the Institute for Policy Studies' Emira Woods and Mansour El-Kikhia of the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Libyan protesters asked for help, but the military attacks they're getting may actually create a whole new set of problems that could last a very long time.
Despite its official UN-granted legality, the credibility of Western military action in Libya is rapidly dwindling.