Jeffrey Carr, a cyber intelligence expert and CEO of Taia Global, Inc., discusses his fact-checking of Josh Marshall’s TalkingPointsMemo article that claims a close alliance between Trump and Putin; and why the individuals blaming Russia for the DNC email hack are more motivated by politics than solid evidence.
Adam Johnson, a contributing writer for Alternet, discusses the US media’s constant vilification of Donald Trump in words and images; The Daily Beast’s accusations that Trump is like Richard Nixon, Joseph Goebbels, Stalin, Nero, and the Ayatollah; and Slate’s hit piece that implies Trump is Vladimir Putin’s puppet being used to destroy the West.
Daniel Lazare, author of The Frozen Republic: How the Constitution Is Paralyzing Democracy, discusses the beheading of a 12 year old boy by US-backed Syrian “moderate” rebels; the Obama administration’s PR spin to deflect blame and run out the clock until the story is forgotten; and the many questions regarding Saudi Arabia’s involvement in 9/11 that weren’t answered by the “28 pages.”
Air Force Lt. Col. Sterling Thomas, a lawyer representing Guantanamo prisoner Abdul Zahir, discusses his client’s pending release after 14 years in custody without a trial or being charged with a crime in a case of mistaken identity.
Christopher Preble, the vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, discusses Donald Trump’s suggestion that the US shouldn’t necessarily defend NATO allies if they were attacked by Russia; how a US security guarantee encourages other NATO countries to act more recklessly and neglect their own military spending; and the outcry against Trump’s comment by Republicans, Democrats and European leaders.More Interviews
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