Increasing military aid in Ukraine could thwart peace talks between Russia and Ukraine — which appeared to be making progress in the past few days.
Biden Defends Ending “Forever War” in Afghanistan and Criticizes Using War as Tool for Nation-Building
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the latest news on Afghanistan, including Biden’s speech about ending the war there, and where the U.S. military will turn its attention next.
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the latest from Afghanistan, including the Taliban’s recent capture of three more provincial capitals.
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the foreign policy section of CNN’s recent Democratic Debate.
John Bolton’s tenure as National Security Advisor has officially ended, but whether U.S.-Iran talks will resume are still uncertain.
Phyllis Bennis joins Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! to discuss the recent media firestorm involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, as well as questions about anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
Trump’s announcement contradicts statements made by senior officials in his administration. While they sort out their differences, U.S. warplanes and drones will continue to devastate Syria.
A Deadly Day: Russian Ambassador Assassinated, 12 Dead in Berlin Truck Crash, Zürich Mosque Attacked
“What we’re seeing now is the reality that this global war on terror is indeed having global ramifications,” Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
Many falsehoods in candidates’ responses went unchallenged, Phyllis Bennis told Democracy Now! in her post-debate analysis.
Trump’s proposal for a commission on radical Islam echos the infamously shameful House Un-American Activities Committee, Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
The problem with Clinton is that although her critique of Trump is accurate, she is unclear about her own positions, Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
“There is no military response to terrorism. President Obama says that over and over again. It’s time we held him accountable to his own words,” Phyllis Bennis told Democracy Now!
IPS associate fellow Beverly Bell says this is not just a horrible human rights crisis in Honduras, it’s also a battle for the future of Central America.
IPS’ Beverly Bell says Cáceres was killed because she was working for a wholly new form of governance in Honduras – true participatory democracy that empowered those who have always been left on the margins.
The U.S. deployment of a team of special operations forces to Syria comes after the first U.S. combat casualty in Iraq in four years.