Veterans often wrestle with the things they’ve done in war. When will ordinary Americans do the same?
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
With a Syrian refugee crisis underway for the last five years, we need to get serious about diplomacy, Bennis tells the Real News Network.
“First, do no harm,” Phyllis Bennis tells Campaign For America’s Future. If we want to defeat ISIS, we must “Stop the drone attacks. Stop the air strikes.”
IPS’s Phyllis Bennis tells Common Dreams that the kind of bombings these officials are calling for is very dangerous and further antagonizing Russia will do nothing to bring peace to the Syrian people.
IPS’ Phyllis Bennis and Rep. Jim McGovern will be the keynote speakers on the topic of “Building Peace and Justice– Now More than Ever.”
Former CIA counterterrorism officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou told Sputnik that the Syrian ceasefire offers the first substantive step towards a lasting peace and the possibility for a new era of US-Russian cooperation.
A foreign policy framework based on ‘No wars for the billionaire class’
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.