Gulf States

Saudi Arabia’s Unholy Alliance with Israel

February 21, 2018

Scholar As’ad AbuKhalil says Saudi Arabia is a strategic partner of the U.S. and Israel, promoting Zionism though its powerful media while increasing its hostility to Iran

US & Iran Relations

November 14, 2013
Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

The “enduring” occupation of Iraq

October 15, 2013
A close look at who’s behind the increase in sectarian violence in Iraq

Bennis: There is No Military Solution to Syria

August 27, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: US policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization

Mismeasuring Our Economy: Why the GDP is Not Useful

July 8, 2013

The GDP is the most commonly cited economic metric but it doesn’t tell us what we need to know

Kerry Offers $4 Billion for Palestinians to Restart Peace Negotiations

May 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Kerry’s offer may appeal to Palestinian elite but will not alter the basic demands of the Palestinian people

Youth Will Pay the Price of Austerity

March 27, 2013
Pt2. Stephanie Seguino: Elites profit from “smaller” government while youth unemployment soars