new internationalism project

Initial Syrian Peace Talks Won’t Include Syrians

December 22, 2015

New Internationalism Project Director Phyllis Bennis says the U.N. Security Council resolution allows for the participation of all outside supporters of the opposition forces

Peace Talks Resume Between Israel and the Palestinians, But Little Hope of Imminent Breakthrough

August 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides

US Arming Syrian Rebels Likely to Inflame Already Bloody Conflict

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Military resolution impossible in Syria, Americans should demand a negotiated settlement

What Makes the American Security State Necessary?

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Will any amount of surveillance make Americans secure when US foreign policy is based on global hegemony?

Did McCain Go to Syria to Sabotage US Russia Negotiations?

May 29, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: McCain’s trip to Syria, his calls for US air strikes and arming rebels with heavy weapons, seems designed to counter Obama plan to negotiate with Russia

Drums Beat for US Military Intervention in Syria but Israel finds a Weakened Assad “Convenient”

May 8, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control outcome of civil war

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

New SEC Head Once Acted for Wall St Wonder Boy Dimon

March 28, 2013

Dimitri Lascaris: New director of SEC was a Wall St. defense attorney who will now regulate former clients