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  1. September 11th Didn't Change the World. September 12th Did

    Phyllis Bennis
    12 September 2011
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    It wasn’t the events of September 11th that changed the world, but the events of September 12th and beyond, when the Bush administration took the world to war in response; that changed the world, and continues to threaten U.S. and global security, and shred U.S. democracy.

  2. Headlines or Not, the Iraq War is Not Over

    Phyllis Bennis
    08 September 2011
    Article

    It might seem like cause for celebration after reading the New York Times headline, "Iraq War Marks First Month with No U.S. Military Deaths." But the smaller print on the page reminds us why celebrating is not really in order: "Many Iraqis are killed..." 

  3. Why the U.S. won't cut ties with Israel, no matter how extreme its government gets

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 August 2010
    Article

    Israel's defence minister spends much more time in Washington than the nation's pro-"ethnic cleansing" foreign minister; no wonder when the US is committing hundreds of billions of US taxes to Israel's militarization.

  4. Can a Security Council "Coalition of the Unwilling" Defy Washington's Sanctions Crusade?

    Phyllis Bennis
    26 May 2010
    Article

    Renewed U.S. efforts to bring sanctions against Iran are more backlash for being snubbed in favour of a tripartite deal with Turkey and Brazil than they are about nuclear proliferation. A UN Security Council coalition may be able to block U.S. pressure for sanctions that would only punish Iranian civilians.

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    Changing the discourse: first step toward changing the policy?

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 June 2009
    Article

    Obama's Cairo speech shifted the discourse, away from justifying reckless imperial hubris, unilateralism and militarism and towards a more cooperative and potentially even internationalist approach. It is the task of people across the US to mobilise and turn that new language into new policies.

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    Two cheers only

    Praful Bidwai
    20 November 2008
    Article
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    Bonfires for the global vanities

    Phyllis Bennis
    29 October 2008
    Article
    A new US administration will provide an opportunity for change, but it will take a powerful, mobilized antiwar movement to hold a new administration accountable to promises made, argues Phyllis Bennis.
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    The Election and War and Peace (Video)

    Phyllis Bennis, Selig Harriso, William Hartung
    16 October 2008
    Article
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    Attack Iran? Yes they can

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 August 2008
    Article
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    Tet 40 years on

    aleksej
    28 January 2008
    Article
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    Challenging Empire

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 May 2007
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    Washington allows no good deed to go unpunished

    Saul Landau
    15 March 2007
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    United Nations v. United States

    Phyllis Bennis
    06 December 2006
    Article
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    Israel and US

    Phyllis Bennis, Bruce Jackson
    30 November 2006
    Article
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    Robert M Gates: from cold war to long war

    Fred Halliday
    17 November 2006
    Article
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    Bush’s Foley –The Democrats’ big chance

    Saul Landau
    12 October 2006
    Article
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    Counterinsurgency and Political Control:

    Jochen Hippler
    01 April 2006
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