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Phyllis Bennis: The U.S. Is Complicit in Shireen Abu Akleh’s Killing

If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime—it’s against U.S. law, too

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Phyllis Bennis: Say No to a ‘No-Fly Zone’ in Ukraine

Rather than cheering for a potentially catastrophic escalation, there are other options for the United States to help the Ukrainian people

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Phyllis Bennis: The Best Way to Help Ukraine Is Diplomacy

“The cost on civilian lives is horrific”

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Phyllis Bennis: Respond to Putin’s Illegal Invasion of Ukraine with Diplomacy, Not War

There’s no “national interest” worth risking nuclear conflict. But urgent diplomacy and humanitarian aid — and Russia’s own antiwar movement — could stop the suffering

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Phyllis Bennis: Washington’s War in Afghanistan Is Over. What Happens Now?

President Biden was right to withdraw US troops. But we should have no illusion that this will end the war for Afghans

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Phyllis Bennis: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Olympic Refugee Team

It’s beautiful that there’s an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?

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Phyllis Bennis: War Criminal Found Dead at 88

The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering

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Phyllis Bennis: The Real Danger of Israel’s New Government

Some in Washington may be so glad to be rid of Netanyahu that they’ll welcome his even more hardline successor

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Phyllis Bennis: To End Poverty in the United States, End Militarism

After two decades of skyrocketing military budgets and a failed “war on terror” undermining human lives and rights, transformations are desperately needed

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Phyllis Bennis: Four Things to Know About Israel’s New ‘Change Coalition’

The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here’s what that could mean

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