Rather than confront the roots of the terrorism, Trump praised its benefactors and took a side in a sectarian war that is ripping apart the Middle East.
Doug Henwood discusses the anti-Trump faction’s endgame, the force applied by the unelected permanent government and the prospect of a President Pence.
Even if the X-37 somehow is a completely benign scientific pursuit, its existence is triggering other countries to develop space-based military hardware.
The United States took this long to commit to arming SDF, despite its stated objective of destroying ISIS, because of concerns from the Turkish government.
Around The Empire – Episode 19: Deep State Sells Out American Counterterrorism Interests Feat. Gareth Porter
Gareth Porter explains how the Deep State sells out the American counterterrorism interests and fuels the rise of extremist groups like al Qaeda.
A top adviser for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ilnur Cevik, warned on May 3 that United States troops and equipment risk being destroyed due to their proximity to Kurdish forces in Northern Syria. Turkey claims those fighters are aligned with the Kurdish militant group the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK),
Dan and Joanne interview photographer and film director Joe Lawrence about Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria.
President Trump essentially threatened to launch a pre-emptive attack on North Korea if intelligence shows they could hit the U.S. with a nuclear missile.
Journalist Kyle Kulinski discusses media concentration and the seemingly coordinated strategy to weaken, undermine, and destroy independent media.
Around The Empire – Episode 15: Were The Chemical Weapons Attacks In Syria A Slam Dunk? Feat. Brad Hoff
Dan and Joanne interview educator, investigative journalist, and Marine veteran Brad Hoff on the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Civil War.