Decades of U.S. support for military action by Iraqi governments increase sectarian divide and causes further devastation in the Middle East.
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.
Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the recent terrorist attacks in Denmark and North Africa with Phyllis Bennis.
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.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
Does anyone — ever — deserve to be harassed, hounded, or murdered for expressing an opinion, however egregious?
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
Has the Internet and social media primed us to worry too much about improbable threats — and too little about probable ones?
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.
A panel discussion forum, featuring IPS' Phyllis Bennis, on the current situation in Iraq and Syria and what we should know about ISIS.