On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?
Phyllis Bennis discusses the rise of ISIS and U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
A book launch party and signing of IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis’ latest Middle East primer, focused on ISIS and President Obama’s war, which is supposedly only against the violent extremists of ISIS, but is in fact being waged against whole populations in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and beyond.
Join IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus for brown bag discussion with Reese Erlich, foreign correspondent and author of a new book on, "The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect."
Why the latest increase in military presence by the U.S. in the region is doomed to fail
Phyllis Bennis argues that collateral damage from military strikes and corrupt governance are only strengthening the Islamic State
Come hear IPS' Phyllis Bennis featured in a forum with other Middle East experts, telling the real story behind ISIS.
Phyllis Bennis, Jill Filipovic, James Traub, and Asra Nomani join The Last Word to discuss what type of strategy is needed to end the terror attacks from the Islamic State.
President Obama’s requests from Congress to authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State. Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC's The Last Word to discuss the authorization and Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress.