Three experts on the Syrian crisis will address the issues faced by refugees and what moral obligation we have to assist.
Hear about and discuss the current situation in Iraq, Syria and what we should know about the President’s recent announcement to extend the presence of U.S. troops ” in Afghanistan and beyond.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria’s civil war, but it’s accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict’s refugees.
This nation of immigrants should shelter more Syrian refugees.
The U.S. has a moral responsibility to address the Syrian refugee crisis after The Guardian reveals Russia offered to help depose Assad three years ago.
Phyllis Bennis: “Everyone is safer with this deal — because everyone is safer when we use diplomacy instead of war.”
Will the monumental deal lay the foundation for creating a nuclear free zone throughout the Middle East?
On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?
Phyllis Bennis discusses the rise of ISIS and U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East’s largest stateless minority like pawns. That’s a huge mistake.
A book launch party and signing of IPS fellow Phyllis Benniss latest Middle East primer, focused on ISIS and President Obama’s war, which is supposedly only against the violent extremists of ISIS, but is in fact being waged against whole populations in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and beyond.
Why the latest increase in military presence by the U.S. in the region is doomed to fail
Phyllis Bennis argues that collateral damage from military strikes and corrupt governance are only strengthening the Islamic State
Join IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus for brown bag discussion with Reese Erlich, foreign correspondent and author of a new book on, “The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect.”
Phyllis Bennis, Jill Filipovic, James Traub, and Asra Nomani join The Last Word to discuss what type of strategy is needed to end the terror attacks from the Islamic State.