Wikileaks have confirmed that Obama's promise of a new kind of diplomacy in the Middle East have little signs of substance.
Peace talks are useless unless they are based on international law and human rights, and Israel is held to account over its controversial settlements policy.
Obama's declared 'end of war in Iraq' obscures the legacy it will leave behind: death squads in Iraq, US troops in civilian guise and an ongoing economic and social crisis in Iraq and the US.
UN expert and TNI contributor Richard Falk talks live on GritTV about the illegal raid in which nine humanitarian aid workers were murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) in international waters after boarding their ship in the dead of night.
Phyllis Bennis and a poet Remi Kanazi discuss on GRITtv the ways that art, non-violent protest, and initiatives for creative boycotts are changing the way Americans look at Israel and Palestine.
What was last month’s visit by President Obama to Afghanistan all about? And what is the solution to the rising violence in the country? Phyllis Bennis analyses the recent events for GRITtv.
Phyllis Bennis discusses US withdrawal from Afghanistan
Phyllis Bennis explains in an in-depth briefing why military occupation is causing a resurgence of the Taliban and how rising popular opposition could still end this imperial war.
What does the recent exchange of heated language between US and Israeli officials actually translate to in terms of US policy toward the country?