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.
The U.S. needs to focus on bringing as many Afghans as possible to safety as refugees.
Now our obligation is to those Afghans living with the consequences of our four decades of intervention.
Afghanistan is not the only place at risk of takeover by extremists.
Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
President Biden was right to withdraw U.S. troops. But we should have no illusion that this will end the war for Afghans.
Biden’s recent Pentagon budget proposal would increase Pentagon and war spending from $740 billion in FY2021 to $753 billion in FY2022.
Ending the war will take more than bringing home the troops, but it’s a start.
The war is a failure. Continuing to wage it will only result in further devastation.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia–and save billions of dollars to boot.
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.
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.