Sep 1, 2021
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the latest news on Afghanistan, including Biden’s speech about ending the war there, and where the U.S. military will turn its attention next.
Aug 19, 2021
The U.S. needs to focus on bringing as many Afghans as possible to safety as refugees.
Aug 18, 2021
Now our obligation is to those Afghans living with the consequences of our four decades of intervention.
Aug 18, 2021
Afghanistan is not the only place at risk of takeover by extremists.
Aug 17, 2021
Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Aug 16, 2021
President Biden was right to withdraw U.S. troops. But we should have no illusion that this will end the war for Afghans.
Apr 16, 2021
Biden’s recent Pentagon budget proposal would increase Pentagon and war spending from $740 billion in FY2021 to $753 billion in FY2022.
Apr 15, 2021
Ending the war will take more than bringing home the troops, but it’s a start.
Mar 5, 2021
The war is a failure. Continuing to wage it will only result in further devastation.
May 28, 2013
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
Feb 4, 2013
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia–and save billions of dollars to boot.
Dec 23, 2011
A series of blasts in Baghdad which are believed to have killed at least 72 people in an apparently coordinated attack is the topic of this RT interview.
Jun 22, 2011
PBS NewsHour: President Obama will announce plans for the initial U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan Wednesday. Jeffrey Brown discusses what the president’s options are with retired Army Lt. Col. John Nagl of the Center for a New American Security, author Phyllis Bennis and Brian Katoolis of the Center for American Progess.