Rob Bryan, a freelance journalist from New York City, discusses the “refreshing bluntness” of Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who has called for the genocide of all Palestinians including women and children (or little snakes, as she calls them).
Dan Sanchez, a regular columnist at Antiwar.com, discusses neocon David Wurmser’s 1996 manifesto for “expediting the chaotic collapse” of Arab nationalism in Iraq and Syria to remake the Middle East in Israel’s favor.
Yousaf Butt, a nuclear physicist and senior scientific advisor to the British American Security Information Council (BASIC) in London, discusses the IAEA’s failure to find a long-rumored explosion chamber for testing nuclear weapons at Iran’s Parchin military site.
Phyllis Bennis, author of Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror, discusses the US airstrikes that destroyed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan; and why the attack is clearly a war crime.
John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses how “the chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq” are creating a new Nakba in the Middle East as massive refugee population transfers reshape the region.