We fired 105 missiles on April 14. That’s 10 times the number of Syrian refugees we’ve taken all year.
Phyllis Bennis joined KPFA’s Kris Welch to discuss John Bolton, Syria, Gaza, and more. Start at 31:00 to fast forward to Bennis’ interview. Listen to the full interview at KPFA.
There is no legal justification for the current US troop presence in Syria, let alone additional air strikes.
Trump’s threat to escalate military intervention could open a new, dangerous front in the ongoing conflict in Syria.
For evangelicals, Trump’s hard right line on Israel and machinations against Iran make him an instrument of the endtimes.
Trump’s racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
The Islamic State group lost its capital, but U.S. military action has done more harm than good.
Peace activists must look beyond our own movement.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long hard road ahead.
The U.S. admitted to using white phosphorus in civilian areas in Syria, Phyllis Bennis tells The Real News.
Now that he cares about the fate of Syrian children, I hope Trump will open up our country — not bomb theirs.
As Dr. King noted 50 years ago, you can’t fight militarism unless you also fight racism and materialism.
IPS Fellow, Phyllis Bennis will explain why further military engagement by the U.S. is not the way to end the horrific carnage in Syria.