The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
Here’s how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they’re fleeing.
Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn’t get it.
Two Israeli soldiers were killed yesterday in retaliation for the killing of six Hezbollah fighters, including a son of a revered leader and an Iranian general.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here’s what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn’t willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
Not taking military action isn’t the same thing as doing nothing.
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.