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.
Opportunities to understand more fully what you will need to know about the US in the Middle East as we go into the Trump era.
This policy bans refugees fleeing wars that we started.
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“What we’re seeing now is the reality that this global war on terror is indeed having global ramifications,” Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
As long as major powers are delivering weapons to their allies in the region, diplomacy will be near impossible, Bennis told Kontext.
If the Senate took the United Nations seriously, they would insist on a serious diplomat, Bennis told the Real News Network.
IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis will be a presenter for The U.S. Role in a Changing World, a new program series of the Woman’s National Democratic Club.
The multi-layered wars raging across Syria are complex, but there is no military solution, and it’s time for the left to rebuild a movement based on that reality.