Eric Margolis, an internationally-syndicated columnist and author of American Raj, discusses the accusations that Russia has invaded Ukraine with an aid convoy, and whether the US’s Russia policy is a result of careless stupidity or devious malice.
Mitchell Prothero, a foreign staff journalist with McClatchy DC, discusses the rash of new abductions in Syria including the kidnapping and execution of American journalist James Foley; why US airstrikes can’t defeat the Islamic State; and how the massacre of Sunnis in an Iraq mosque could renew the deadly civil strife of 2006-2007.
Justin Pavoni, an Air Force pilot and conscientious objector, discusses why post-occupation Afghanistan will look much like Iraq does now.
John J. Mearsheimer, professor of political science at the University of Chicago, discusses his article “Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault: The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin.”
Attorney and author John Whitehead discusses the mission of the civil liberties focused Rutherford Institute, and his article “Turning America Into a War Zone, Where ‘We the People’ Are the Enemy.”More Interviews
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Today’s show: Mitchell Prothero, Eric Margolis 12-3 eastern time
Today’s show: John Whitehead, John Mearsheimer 12-3 eastern time