04/14/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning syndicated columnist, discusses how Ukraine war-fever resembles pre-WWI militarism; the American and British banks that benefit from an IMF bailout; Israel’s connection to Ukraine’s large Jewish population and ruling class; Russia’s ability to cause supply-chain problems for US troops in Afghanistan; and why the top Afghan presidential candidates all look like [...]

04/04/14 Eric Margolis

Syndicated columnist Eric Margolis discusses the decidedly undemocratic Afghan national elections; the CIA-friendly drug dealers and warlords running for president; the Taliban’s exclusion from the political process; and why the new government will probably “invite” US forces to stay indefinitely. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:40 — 12.7MB)

03/24/14 Eric Margolis

Syndicated columnist Eric Margolis discusses the 528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death by an Egyptian judge; continuing US financial support for Egypt despite army chief al-Sisi’s purge of political dissidents; the possibility of an armed uprising by Egyptian army defectors; and whether or not Israel will join the war in Syria. Podcast: Play in [...]

02/28/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses the quick demise of the EU-brokered compromise deal for Ukraine; tracing Ukraine’s civil conflicts back to WWII atrocities committed by the USSR and Germany; and Russia’s so-far moderate response to the crisis. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:14 — 12.5MB)

02/21/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses the EU-brokered compromise deal to avoid civil war in Ukraine; State Department official Victoria Nuland’s condescending attitude toward Europe; and why the US media now rivals the old Soviet media on spewing out government propaganda. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:14 — 11.6MB)

01/27/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses how the mayhem in Kiev, Ukraine is stirring up conflict between Europe, Russia and the US; the Saudi’s successful influence-buying game in Washington; and second thoughts on regime change policy in Syria. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:53 — 12.3MB)

01/10/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses the world danger spots in 2014; the risk of nuclear war between India and Pakistan over disputed Kashmir; US efforts to oust Hamid Karzai by rigging the Afghan election; and the NIE that warns against US troops leaving Afghanistan. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:02 [...]

12/23/13 Eric Margolis

Foreign correspondent Eric Margolis discusses Kim Jong-un’s execution of his uncle in-law; why Nelson Mandela was a “South African Gandhi;” the difference between fascism and extreme right wing dictators; and US intervention in South Sudan. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:31 — 18.6MB)

10/6/13 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, journalist and author of American Raj, discusses Iran’s unwelcome peace offerings; John Kerry and Hillary Clinton’s political maneuvering ahead of the 2016 election; the Syria debacle that has embarrassed Obama and boosted Putin’s international standing; and Israel’s likely involvement in the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist. Podcast: Play in new window | [...]

8/26/13 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, journalist and author of American Raj, discusses the imminent US entry into Syria’s civil war; the questionable evidence that Syria’s government used chemical weapons on civilians; parallels to the Bush administration’s propaganda campaign before the 2003 Iraq War; the possibility of Russia entering the conflict; and escalating violence in Lebanon including car bombs [...]