After Putin

After Putin

Russia is increasingly becoming the Saudi Arabia of the north.

The Day I Became Anti-War

The Day I Became Anti-War

A personal recollection on the day that launched the Iraq War — and its lessons for us 18 years later.

18 Years of Invasion in Iraq

18 Years of Invasion in Iraq

We must end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the next time our leaders argue for the necessity of war, it’s up to us to resist.

Do Demonstrations Matter?

Do Demonstrations Matter?

Phyllis Bennis and filmmaker Amir Amirani discuss the largest mobilization of people in human history — the 2003 protest against the invasion of Iraq — and its relevance to today.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

Our movement changed history. While we did not prevent the Iraq war, the protests proved its clear illegality, demonstrated the isolation of the Bush administration policies, helped prevent war in Iran, and inspired a generation of activists.

Smaller than a Mouse

Smaller than a Mouse

Why does the media treat a dead mouse as more important than an anti-war protest?

U.S. Militarism Rising As Elections Loom

As we prepare for the post-election and post-inauguration periods we know, whoever wins, four more years of protest, mobilization, and political pressure will be required.

Stealth Crisis

When pundits talk about the U.S. elections and foreign policy, they focus on Iraq and Iran. But the third member of the infamous “axis of evil” may prove to be just as influential.

Asia’s Olympic Debs

Like any coming-of-age event, the Olympics not only acknowledge transformation, they can be part of that transformation.