The war is a failure. Continuing to wage it will only result in further devastation.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
We fired 105 missiles on April 14. That’s 10 times the number of Syrian refugees we’ve taken all year.
It’s ironic that the most powerful man on earth would protest that he’s the subject of a “witch hunt,” especially given his enthusiasm for bombing and torturing people.
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
Trump’s plans to extend the war he once supported ending are even more worrisome for their lack of transparency.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long hard road ahead.
As a Palestinian, I can’t set aside my identity for two hours and root for an actor who spoke up for violence against people like me.
Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
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.
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“What we’re seeing now is the reality that this global war on terror is indeed having global ramifications,” Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
The U.S. has announced it will send 560 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS, but no preparations have been made to take care of the civilians that will have their city destroyed, Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network.
We need to address the root causes of what is leading ordinary people to turn to ISIS, Phyllis Bennis tells RT America.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That’s why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.