A protester rallies near Trump Tower in Manhattan on August 14, in response to President Donald Trump’s threats toward North Korea and Venezuela. (Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies. Her books include Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer. Vijay Prashad teaches history and international studies at Trinity College, and is chief editor of LeftWord Books. Ali Issa is national field organizer for the War Resisters League, and author of Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq.
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