Stephen Zunes : Source


Gaza and the Bipartisan War on Human Rights
17 October 2014

During and after Israel’s war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.


U.S. Leadership Against Russia Crippled By Its Own Hypocrisy
15 September 2014


The U.S. and ISIS
26 August 2014


Netanyahu’s Ugly Game in Gaza
9 July 2014


The United States’ Tragic Role in Iraq
20 June 2014

The dramatic rise of the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)—which even al-Qaeda deemed too extreme to remain part of its network—is a tragedy by any measure. It would also be tragic if we allowed the very forces that created this mess to explain it away.


U.S. Culpability in the Failure of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
5 June 2014

The failure of John Kerry’s Israeli-Palestinian peace talks showed just how extreme U.S. policy on the conflict has become.


A Nonviolent Alternative for Ukraine
2 June 2014

Ukraine faces a rising tide of violence in the restive east. Here’s why nonviolent activism is the best strategy for fighting back. Written with Erica Chenoweth.


A Nonviolent Alternative for Ukraine
24 May 2014


Why Nonviolent Resistance Wins
22 March 2014

Because nuns, folk singers and dockworkers have the better track record for helping countries achieve democracy. Nearly 70 countries have shown us how.


Straight Talk on the U.S. and Ukraine
13 March 2014

Given the limits of its power and its own compromised relationship with international law, the U.S. isn’t in a position to do much about Ukraine.