Tag Archives: Gareth-Porter

9/3/12 Gareth Porter

IPS News journalist Gareth Porter discusses his article “IAEA Report Shows Iran Reduced Its Breakout Capacity;” the typical misleading news headlines on Iran’s uranium enrichment program; how sanctions – designed to kill and injure civilians – are both immoral and ineffective at producing regime change; and the Obama administration’s stubborn refusal to change its outdated negotiating position on Iran.

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8/20/12 Gareth Porter

IPS News journalist Gareth Porter discusses the US government’s coverup of civilians killed by drone strikes in Pakistan; the drone war’s false billing as a precise and effective tactic against terrorism; why the Obama administration won’t admit the Afghan war has spread to Pakistan; the Bush administration’s comparative restraint in Afghanistan; and David Petraeus’s tenure at the CIA.

 

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8/16/12 Gareth Porter

Journalist Gareth Porter discusses why Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are bluffing when they threaten a unilateral attack on Iran; how the Bush administration’s hawkish Iran policy advanced – rather than hindered – Iran’s nuclear program; why Netanyahu doesn’t have enough leverage to get President Obama to start a war; and why high-level US policymakers are almost always “bad people with terrible ideas.”

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7/3/12 Gareth Porter

Gareth Porter discusses the anti-Iran propagandists in the press and the IAEA, and his article on the Parchin facility, “How a Nonexistent Bomb Cylinder Distorts the Iran Nuclear Issue.”

 

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Antiwar Radio: Gareth Porter

Gareth Porter, investigative historian and journalist specializing in U.S. national security policy, discusses why the Obama administration is leaking their diplomatic strategy to the media prior to commencing Iran talks; how Obama

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