Gareth Porter, an award-winning independent journalist and historian, discusses former IAEA deputy director Olli Heinonen’s misleading or false claims that the verification system in the Iran nuclear agreement is too lax to prevent Iran from covertly making a bomb.
Eli Clifton, a reporter on money in politics and US foreign policy, discusses the $145 million budget for AIPAC, United Against Nuclear Iran, and other groups furiously lobbying Congress to reject the Iran nuclear agreement.
Sadia Ali Aden, a human rights advocate and freelance writer, discusses the famine, foreign occupation and violence in Somalia, and how US foreign policy is making everything worse.
Alex Nowrasteh, the immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, discusses his paper on The Fiscal Impact of Immigration – including surprising statistics on the ways immigrants and their descendants affect government budgets.
Philip Weiss, founder of Mondoweiss.net, discusses the extreme pressure on Congressional Democrats to put Israel’s interests above America’s and vote down the Iran nuclear agreement.