Tagged: syrian civil war
Phyllis Bennis discusses President Obama's West Point speech, the Afghanistan withdrawal, Syria's ongoing crisis, and Pope Francis' historic visit to Israel and Palestine.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.
Tamron Hall discusses the latest developments in Syria with Phyllis Bennis and others on MSNBC's NewsNation.
CCTV's Elaine Reyes interviews Phyllis Bennis on the Syria crisis and about what the United States' next move may be.
Let's be skeptical before we rush into another war.
President Obama's speech gives opponents of greater U.S. intervention in Syria a week or more to mobilize, to build opposition in Congress and in the public, and to continue fighting against this new danger.
CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell says the fall of Bashar Assad's regime would have "disastrous consequences," suggesting his opposition to sending more weapons to Syria.
The pace of events exploding across the Middle East continues to quicken - and while it appears the Obama administration has no clear strategy for some of it, the fall-back position of the U.S. continues to make those developments even more dangerous.
Phyllis Bennis debates war-by-proxy in Syria, neocolonialism in the Middle East, and the global war on terror.
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.