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Antiwar Radio: Phylis Bennis

Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, discusses her article The Phases of War: Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, and Israel; how the US lost the Afghan War before it even began; why military occupation/pacification campaigns always degenerate into massacres and degradations like those lately perpetrated by US soldiers in Afghanistan; why neoconservatives like Marco Rubio conveniently ignore the Iraq War disaster in speeches justifying an interventionist foreign policy; and the pro-Israel lobbys push for war with Iran despite the consensus of all US intelligence agencies that Iran is not pursuing nuclear weapons.

Antiwar Radio: Phyllis Bennis

Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, discusses the mosque hysteria ginned up to bolster Iraq and Afghan War support, Ground Zero’s rhetorical conversion into hallowed ground – encouraging religious fervor and holy war, what Bush should have said and done after 9/11, why the only uncertainty of new Israel/Palestine peace talks is what Obama will do when they fail and how the negotiations are grounded in juvenile conflict resolution instead of international law.