Phyllis Bennis

Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of both the Transnational Institute and the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC. Phyllis is a journalist specialising in Middle East and United Nations issues. Formerly based at the United Nations, she has worked on US domination of the UN leading up to the Gulf War, economic sanctions on Iraq, international interventions and US foreign policy in the Middle East. The author and editor of books on Palestine, Iraq, the UN and the New World Order, her most recent publications are Ending the Iraq War: A Primer (Olive Branch Press, 2008), Understanding the US-Iran crisis: A Primer (Olive Branch Press, 2008), Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer (Interlink, 2007), Challenging Empire: How People, Governments and the UN Defy US Power (Interlink, 2005), La Ideologia neoimperial: La crisis de EEUU con Irak (Icaria/TNI/CIP 2003), co-authored with Mariano Aguirre, and Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the September 11 Crisis (Interlink, 2002).

 

Phyllis Bennis, Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the September 11th Crisis. Foreword by Noam Chomsky. Olive Branch Press 2003.



Promoting a “Right to Heal” from Ft. Hood to Abu Ghraib, Foreign Policy in Focus, 14 April 2014

Talking Points: Tensions Rising, Wars Escalating, Occupations Expanding, IPS, 4 April 2014

States of the Union, War & Middle East, ZNet, 8 February 2014

Digging in on Drones and other Flawed Foreign Policy Strategies, Institute for Policy Studies, 29 January 2014

Sharon is dead, but Sharonism lives on, Mondoweiss, 12 January 2014

From Zionist to Anti-Zionist Activist - Phyllis Bennis on Reality Asserts Itself pt1, The Real News, 10 December 2013

Fact Sheet: First Step Understandings Regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran's Nuclear Program, ZNet, 24 November 2013

Reading Obama's Iran Speech, The Nation, 25 September 2013

How Progressives Won Four Important Victories in 10 Days by Phyllis Bennis, Sarah Anderson, Tiffany Williams, Sam Pizzigati, AlterNet, 20 September 2013

Joint Statement by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and Phyllis Bennis: "Forceful Diplomacy, Not Military Force" in Syria, Institute for Policy Studies, 10 September 2013

Striking Syria: Illegal, immoral, and dangerous, Al Jazeera, 2 September 2013

Optimism And Fear: President Obama on War in Syria, ZNet, 1 September 2013

As Strikes on Syria Loom, Is U.S. Ignoring a Diplomatic Track That Could Prevent More Violence? Democracy Now! 28 August 2013

Moral Obscenities in Syria by Phyllis Bennis and David Wildman, The Nation, 27 August 2013

John Kerry's doomed peace process is deja vu all over again, Mondoweiss, 1 August 2013

The Wars, Coups, Crises & Occasional Good News From The Middle East, ZNet, 21 July 2013

Egypt's Still-Unfinished Revolution: Celebration & Danger, ZNet, 4 July 2013

Syria: We Need to Stop a New War in the Middle East, Red Pepper, 5 June 2013

Syria: the threats, costs, claims and lives,  openDemocracy, 16 May 2013

Stephen Hawking Confirms Support of Israel Boycott, The Real News, 9 May 2013 (video)

Syria's Chemical Weapons...Iraq Redux? Institute for Policy Studies, 3 May 2013

Challenging Einstein: Kerry's 'New' Diplomacy in the Middle East, Al Jazeera, 25 April 2013

President Obama Goes To Israel…And What Happens, Exactly?, ZNet, 1 April 2013

Way Worse Than a Dumb War: Iraq Ten Years Later, The Nation, 18 March 2013

Cutting The Military Budget, 2013 Anniversaries, Palestinian Prisoners, ZNet, 1 March 2013

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War, Institute for Policy Studies, 15 February 2013

Obama Could Go it Alone, Bring All the Troops Home, and Stop the Killing, Intitute for Policy Studies, 12 February 2013

Pathway to Progress in Israel Runs Through International Law, Local and Global Action, Yes! 6 February 2013

It's a New Year, But Old Wars and Occupations Continue, Institute for Policy Studies, 13 January 2013

Human Rights Watch: Time to Stand with Human Rights Defenders, Aljazeera, 9 January 2013

Will Chuck Hagel's Appointment Actually Help the Anti-War Left?, The Nation, 8 January 2013

 

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