Antiwar Radio: Gareth Porter

Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses why the US seems to crank up the pressure on Pakistan every time the Afghan War takes a turn for the worse; the domestic national security reasons for Pakistanís government/military alliance with the Haqqani network; why provocative and threatening pronouncements by US officials arenít as persuasive as they used to be; and why the Obama administration has decided to run for reelection on a reckless foreign policy Ė one that may lead to a disastrous war in Pakistan.