The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering.
New debates, especially on overlooked subjects, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
The U.S. admitted to using white phosphorus in civilian areas in Syria, Phyllis Bennis tells The Real News.
In Saudi Arabia, the president ratcheted up his anti-Iran alliance with Arab dictators.
Further military engagement by the U.S. is not the way to end the horrific carnage in Syria.
When it comes to their foreign policy proposals, Clinton’s is irresponsible and Trump’s has no content, Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
History may smile on these guardians of the public trust, but during their lifetimes they remain outcasts.
There is nothing remotely honorable in the legacy of Ariel Sharon, Israel’s perhaps most consistent war criminal.
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it’s time for the “hegemonic puppeteer,” the United States, to be put on trial.
As chief prosecutor of the Yugoslav and Rwandan tribunals Carla Del Ponte found herself struggling uphill against institutional indifference and opposition.
International law exists in theory, not practice.
This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.