07/21/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, author of American Raj, discusses Israel’s slaughter of Palestinian civilians in another “mowing the lawn” operation, and Israel’s role in creating Hamas in the first place. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:12 — 9.7MB)

07/09/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses Ahmad Shah Massoud’s role in the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan; the US’s “leading from behind” strategy in Iraq; and the increasing power and independence of Kurdistan, with help from Israel. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:26 — 13.5MB)

06/16/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses the neoconservative strategists of yesteryear who brought about the current almighty mess in Iraq; why the US continues to support the Syrian opposition; the resurgence of Saddam’s Baath party; and the risks of terrorism blowback in Europe and the US. Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]

06/06/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist, discusses what’s behind the violent conflict in eastern Ukraine and how US mission creep into Eastern Europe risks nuclear war with Russia. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:11 — 13.8MB)

05/27/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an internationally syndicated columnist, discusses how occasional diplomatic niceties have prevented India and Pakistan from going to war; and why the US remains silent about anti-Muslim violence in India, China and Russia. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:14 — 10.6MB)

05/02/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning syndicated columnist, discusses the Ukrainian military’s attempt to take back territory won by pro-Russian protesters; conflict between neo-Nazis and Communists, reminiscent of WWII; and why you should seek a bomb shelter when a politician invokes national “prestige.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:31 — 12.6MB)

04/24/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning syndicated columnist, discusses the risks of a US-Russia military confrontation over Ukraine; NATO’s aggressive show of force in the region; and why the winner in Ukraine actually loses (getting stuck with Kiev’s enormous debt). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:55 — 11.4MB)

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 […]