Weakening ISIS requires eroding the support it relies on from tribal leaders, military figures, and ordinary Iraqi Sunnis. Here’s how to do it without bombs.
Phyllis Bennis responds to President Obama’s announcement that there will be possible airstrikes in Iraq on Democracy Now!
Five steps the U.S. can take in Iraq without going back to war.
Tamron Hall discusses the latest developments in Syria with Phyllis Bennis and others on MSNBC’s NewsNation.
CCTV’s Elaine Reyes interviews Phyllis Bennis on the Syria crisis and about what the United States’ next move may be.
Join IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis and other subject matter experts for a discussion about what course of action would be best for the U.S. regarding the current conflict in Syria.
Let’s be skeptical before we rush into another war.
President Obama’s speech gives opponents of greater U.S. intervention in Syria a week or more to mobilize, to build opposition in Congress and in the public, and to continue fighting against this new danger.
Discussion with MoveOn supporters about Syria and U.S. military intervention.
U.S. policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization.
Amy Goodman interviews Phyllis on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and looming U.S. military action against the Assad regime.
Video: Drums Beat for U.S. Military Intervention in Syria, but Israel Finds a Weakened Assad “Convenient”
The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control the outcome of civil war.
The co-director of the Institute’s Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
In our strategic dialogue on Syria, Phyllis Bennis argues that military intervention would only make a civil war that much worse.
How far should the state go to improve the world?