Phyllis Bennis

Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies

Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her books include UNDERSTANDING THE PALESTINIAN-ISRAELI CONFLICT and CHALLENGING EMPIRE: HOW PEOPLE, GOVERNMENTS AND THE UN DEFY U.S. POWER. She is a frequent contributor to al Jazeera TV, Democracy Now, Grit TV, BBC and more, and currently serves on the steering committees of the US Campaign to End Israeli Occupation and the United for Peace & Justice anti-war coalition. She is co-author of the forthcoming book ENDING THE US WAR IN AFGHANISTAN: A PRIMER, due out in November 2009.