peace talks

US-North Korea Peace Talks: Trump Threatens Kim with Gaddafi’s Fate

US-North Korea Peace Talks: Trump Threatens Kim with Gaddafi’s Fate

May 18, 2018

Col. Larry Wilkerson: Trump’s threats, Bolton’s inexperience, combined with the military exercises in the region is putting the North Korean peace talks at risk. It is inexplicable form of diplomacy, unless you want the talks to fail

North Korea Talks

March 9, 2018
After months of bellicose rhetoric and fears of nuclear war, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have agreed to historic face-to-face talks. Independent journalist Tim Shorrock and Christine Ahn of Women Cross DMZ discuss the prospects for an agreement and the overlooked role of South Korea in getting both sides to the table

In Syria Both Sides Fear Annihilation If They Lay Down Arms

January 24, 2014

Omar Dahi: While a recent Qatari report counts 11,000 tortured and executed by the Syrian government, causalities of pro-regime fighters also number in the tens of thousands

Will Geneva II Talks Keep Assad in Power in Order to Fight Al-Qaeda?

January 23, 2014

Dahi: Although John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad must step down, most Syrians think Geneva II will be about creating a front to fight Al-Qaeda, extremist groups, and that the U.S.-Russian agreement had basically accepted that the regime would stay.

Israel's Ambassador Admits Toppling Assad a Longtime Goal

September 20, 2013
Robert Parry: Israeli Ambassador’s omission points to Israel backing Syrian jihadist, making Saudi Arabia and Israel strange bedfellows in the Syrian conflict

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty

Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel

September 3, 2013

Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

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

Key Rebel Stronghold of Homs Falls to The Syrian Military

July 29, 2013

Omar Dahi: Syrian humanitarian crisis escalates as US military mulls intervention

Israel and the Palestinian Government Agree to Return to Negotiations

July 23, 2013

A unique combination of pressures pushed the two leaderships to agree to a resumption of negotiations, but the prospects of the talks remains grim