A solution that sees the U.S. and Russia brokering a deal while leaving Syrians out of discussions is not a viable, long-term solution. So, what is?
Khury Petersen-Smith is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at IPS. He researches U.S. empire, borders, and migration. Khury graduated from the Clark University Graduate School of Geography in Massachusetts, after completing a dissertation that focused on militarization and sovereignty. He is one of the co-authors and organizers of the 2015 Black Solidarity with Palestine […]
UNRWA isn’t just providing food aid, medical care, and education to Palestinians across the Middle East. For many Palestinian refugees, it can be the difference between life and death.
Leaked details from the plan reveal that Palestinian voices don’t matter.
Soldiers, civilians, and the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income pay the price for our never-ending wars.
The Gaza massacre is a war crime. And the United States is complicit alongside Israel.
The Palestinian Authority has declared a national day of mourning to honour those killed [Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu] Funerals have begun for the 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza’s border with Israel to mark the 42nd anniversary of Land Day. Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip held the funeral for 30-year-old Sari Abu Odeh late on Friday. He was […]
The United States has been a destructive force in the international community, and it’s unlikely that will change in the near future, according to Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies. Some political analysts have labeled the era since the end of World War II a Pax Americana, an era of relative peace that has […]
Funerals have begun for the 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza’s border with Israel to mark the 42nd anniversary of Land Day. Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip held the funeral for 30-year-old Sari Abu Odeh late on Friday. He was shot dead earlier in the day after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protesters and used […]
Phyllis Bennis joined KPFA’s Kris Welch to discuss John Bolton, Syria, Gaza, and more. Start at 31:00 to fast forward to Bennis’ interview. Listen to the full interview at KPFA.
A book talk with author and the senior member of the Editorial Board of The Nation, Norman Birnbaum about his new book on the history of the Cold War and the role of ideas in politics.
There is no legal justification for the current US troop presence in Syria, let alone additional air strikes.
Trump’s threat to escalate military intervention could open a new, dangerous front in the ongoing conflict in Syria.