Syrians are paying the price for the regional and global proxy fights taking place alongside the civil war there.
Netanyahu requests a $2 billion increase in military aid on top of the more than $3 billion worth of weaponry that U.S. taxpayers provide to Israel each year.
Open Letter Urges Congress to Take Path of Diplomacy, Not War
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
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Iranian nuclear agreement as a beginning, not an end, for relations between the U.S. and Iran
Two decades of high costs for Mexico’s agriculture, economy, families, and environment
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Phyllis Bennis says forces aligned in opposition to the Iran Framework Agreement in the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia would rather see war than a deal that brings Iran out of sanctions and back into play as a regional power.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus joins a diverse U.S. based activist coalition focusing on Africa in calling on U.S. leaders to cease their support and empowerment of brutal dictators across Africa.
Be part of this discussion on the widening pay gaps on the global political stage and how we can build on promising initiatives to narrow this economic divide.
Phyllis Bennis debates war-by-proxy in Syria, neocolonialism in the Middle East, and the global war on terror.
As he enters his second term, Barack Obama must confront the role of ‘strategic patience’ as a central driver of our current crisis in Korea.