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  • Challenging Empire

  • People, Governments, and the U.N. Defy U.S. Power
  • By: Phyllis Bennis
  • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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  • 3.3 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Summary

Phyllis Bennis traces the rise of U.S. unilateralism and the doctrine of preemptive war, looking particularly at Iraq and Israel/Palestine, and examines both the potential and the challenges ahead in reclaiming the U.N. as part of the global peace movement.

Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute of Policy Studies of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She is the author of Before and After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the September 11th Crisis and Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today's U.N.

Recorded live on April 20, 2006, at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York.

©2006 Radio Free Maine (P)2006 Radio Free Maine

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