The Middle East is still suffering from the consequences of the US invasion 15 years ago.
Trump’s racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
The Islamic State group lost its capital, but U.S. military action has done more harm than good.
As the president-elect promises to increase military spending, we must reflect on what comes with war.
As long as major powers are delivering weapons to their allies in the region, diplomacy will be near impossible, Bennis told Kontext.
IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis will be a presenter for The U.S. Role in a Changing World, a new program series of the Woman’s National Democratic Club.
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!
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.
Ali Issa will discuss his new book, featuring interviews with and reports from Iraqi feminists, labor organizers, environmentalists, and protest movement leaders.
IPS’s Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network that although Clinton rightfully used her national security speech to condemn the bigotry and danger of Trump’s positions, she didn’t lay out a much better alternative.
Here is one artist’s attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
These children’s participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
If Sanders wants political revolution, it doesn’t just mean taking our economy back from the billionaires; It means taking our foreign policy back from the carpet bombers.