Phyllis Bennis discusses the significance of the escalating tensions between President Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the threat to Iran negotiations.
Before Obama’s State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
In a move opposed by the United States and Israel, Palestinian leaders have submitted a request to join the International Criminal Court and sign over a dozen other international treaties.
The United Nations Security Council has again undermined efforts to end the Israeli occupation.
The Institute for Policy Studies joins this unique showcase of the work of Palestinian filmmakers and artists for audiences in Washington, DC Metropolitan area.
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.
Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?
The failure of the pro-Israel lobby to force Congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran represents a significant decline in its influence.
Phyllis Bennis traces her development from an active Zionist youth to a leading U.S. critic of Israel and international anti-war activist on The Real News.
Could we be seeing the rising role of diplomacy instead of military force as the basis of U.S. foreign policy?
Hear about the current human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.
On the ground, in the real world, of course there is no longer any possibility of a real “two-state” solution.
President Obama’s decision to ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Syria set the stage for a resurgent anti-war movement that cohered quickly – and won an extraordinary, unforeseen victory.
Meet the Freedom Theatre staff and cast from Jenin Refugee Camp, Palestine in a visit to the Institute for Policy Studies as part of their inaugural U.S. tour.
Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides