Phyllis Bennis discusses Israel’s recent election, whether changes are likely to come for Palestinians, and the Israeli government’s shift toward the right.
Trump’s been haphazardly deploying more troops, drones, and dollars abroad for endless wars while waging a shadow foreign policy for his own benefit.
The U.S. is deeply involved in the region surrounding Syria. Its actions helped lay the groundwork for the current struggle faced by the Kurds.
Like millions of others, the Kurds are victims of disastrous U.S. interventions in the region.
Foreign powers, and the U.S. in particular, have long been entrenched in the Middle East and North Africa region, either directly or through proxies.
Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he’s fueling other wars that will be even more devastating.
If a war breaks out, it won’t be because the Trump administration “bumbled” into one.
Don’t expect Trump to do a North Korean-style pivot in his relations with Iran.
A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.
Trump is the only one who can talk himself out of war with Iran.
Findings from a new Amnesty International report paint a gruesome, but accurate, picture of U.S. military involvement Raqqa, Syria.
U.S. policy and what’s next with the U.S.-Israel relations
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli control over the Golan Heights has caused waves in the international community.
Netanyahu is up for re-election, and Donald Trump gave him a boost earlier this month when he announced that the United States will recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, a move that is illegal according to international law.