Phyllis Bennis joins Sharmini Peries on The Real News Network to discuss the failed U.S. strategy against ISIS and the pressing need for an arms embargo in the region:

“When you look at these wars and say, who benefits? The people who benefit are the CEOs and the shareholders of these giant corporations who make the planes and the bombs and the bullets and the teargas, and all of the weapons that are being sold to all the different sides. They are the ones who are a huge stumbling block.”

Watch the interview here:

See a transcript for this interview and more at The Real News’s website.

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies

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