The new Republican majority could complicate Obama’s efforts to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
The Washington Peace Center will feature IPS’ Phyllis Bennis at a teach-in to discuss these and other questions on Veterans’ Day to stop the next war now!
Phyllis Bennis addresses the Westchester Peace Action Coalition on crises such as Ebola, ISIS, and renewed wars in the Middle East.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here’s what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn’t willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
President Obama is definitely “into” Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
It has become all too common, with crises spiraling out of control in Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine, and elsewhere, to criticize the U.S. president for making his personal style of detachment into a national policy of disengagement.
In spite of international condemnation and a rising death toll in Gaza, the United States’ continued support of Israel poses major obstacles to reaching a ceasefire.
Her Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism project, discusses U.S. support of Israel as the deadline for Iran’s nuclear talks approaches on Al Jazeera.
Emira Woods urges the Obama administration to move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent.
Let’s resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let’s say ‘lesson learned.’
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
Make no mistake: the Obama administration’s “pivot to Asia” is all about containing China.
President Obama took a bold tone on climate in his State of the Union address. Here are four things he can do right now, without Congress, to address climate.