12/08/09 – Patrick Cockburn – The Scott Horton Show

by | Dec 8, 2009 | Interviews

Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for The Independent, discusses the Iraq bombings that undermine Nouri al-Maliki’s claim of improved security in Baghdad, the US government spin machine that defines terrorist attacks as indicators of progress, the difficulty of fighting and winning wars against failed states, the marked decline in Iraq’s Sunni population and the strange US determination to pacify Afghanistan.


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