The use of drone strikes has spiraled out of control and will only get worse, Dr. Maha Hilal of the Institute for Policy Studies told Rising Up With Sonali recently
When our soldiers kill and die in wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore.
The Islamic State group lost its capital, but U.S. military action has done more harm than good.
Trump’s plans to extend the war he once supported ending are even more worrisome for their lack of transparency.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
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.
The abuse of Omar Khadr shows that Islamophobia drives the War on Terror.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long hard road ahead.
On World Refugee Day, let’s examine our role in displacing millions around the globe.
Civilians in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen won’t survive to cheer the removal of ISIS if they’re killed by the same bombs, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told Rising Up with Sonali.
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.
Many falsehoods in candidates’ responses went unchallenged, Phyllis Bennis told Democracy Now! in her post-debate analysis.
As part of a forum in the Nation on how to build the political revolution, Phyllis Bennis tells us how the U.S. can end its militarized foreign policy.
President Obama just announced he’s keeping 8,400 troops in Afghanistan—but it’s time for the U.S. to withdraw fully.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That’s why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.