Aggression towards Iran and the US-Israel-Saudi Alliance Dr. Gareth Porter is an award-winning historian, an independent investigative journalist and policy analyst who specializes in US geopolitics and national security issues. During the Vietnam war, he was Dispatch News Services Bureau Chief in Saigon and later a co-director for the Indochina Resource Center. In addition to being a specialist in Vietnamese and Cambodian …
The September 24th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about the new Ken Burns- Lynn Novick PBS documentary “The Vietnam War”. Fifty years later Vietnam remains a thorn in the life of millions. Download this episode (right click and save)
On today’s program, we’ll listen to Noam Chomsky’s 1985 lecture, ‘Lessons of the Vietnam War’ in response to Ken Burns’ absurd documentary and criminal attempt at white-washing the greatest war crime of the second half of the 20th century. Download this episode (right click and save)
The July 9th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion Dr Ann Lopex, with Professor and Director of the Farm Workers institute about the health and environmental effects of pesticides on farm workers, children, and all. It is extremely clear and frightening how pesticides have infiltrated our diet with horrific effects, The effects on warriors going bsck to the Vietnam War and …
Guest Michael Uhl, author, peace activist with Veterans for Peace, and a Vietnam combat veteran draftee who turned critic of the war anf became, in Noam Chomsky’s words, “One of the most prominent figures of the veteran’s resistance movement that played a crucial role in bringing to the American people the shocking reality of the Vietnam War,” talks with host Dave Lindorff about a visit he made to a meeting of Vietnam vets organized in Maine as part of a nationwide, decade-long Pentagon campaign to revise and prettify the history of the Vietnam War.
A special look at the corruption and illegal operations of the CIA and its influence upon our elected government.
Peter and Mickey spend the hour with journalist and media scholar Brian Covert,
discussing the too-close relationship between the CIA and U.S. media, as well as other issues,
including the Obama Administration “pivot” toward Asia.
Brian Covert is an independent journalist, and a lecturer at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.
His chapter on the CIA and the media, “Played by the Mighty Wurlitzer,” appears in the Censored 2017 yearbook.
This story was co-published with The Virginian-Pilot. There are many ways to measure the cost of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War: In bombs (7 million tons), in dollars ($760 billion in today’s dollars) and in bodies (58,220). Then there’s the price of caring for those who survived: Each year, the Department of Veterans Affairs spends more than $23 billion …
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