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.
Syrians are paying the price for the regional and global proxy fights taking place alongside the civil war there.
The former secretary of state attacked the NSA whistleblower without bothering to get her facts straight.
The U.S. has a moral responsibility to address the Syrian refugee crisis after The Guardian reveals Russia offered to help depose Assad three years ago.
Asia may turn out to be more receptive to Russian business
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the possibility of a renewed Cold War, longstanding tragedies in the Middle East, and the decline of Israeli influence.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.
Republicans oppose U.S. cooperation with Russia on NATO missile defense.
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
Missile defense cuts off the nose to spite the face.
Vladimir Putin’s pledge to improve the Russian child welfare system parallels his intention to fill the void left by not renewing Nunn-Lugar.
Russian officials seek to create the Dima Yakovlev List in retaliation to the Magnitsky list.
The United States chose an inopportune time to lift restrictions on Russia and normalize trade relations.