Gareth Porter

Dick Cheney, Osama bin Laden Want US War on Iran

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/07_06_08_porter.mp3]

Gareth Porter, historian and journalist for IPS News, explains the confluence of interests between Osama bin Laden and Dick Cheney, who both want a U.S. war against Iran, the false accusations against that country which would supposedly justify an aggressive war (such as the lie that they are buddies with Osama and that they are supplying the bombs killing Americans in Iraq and Afghanistan), the likelihood that Cheney would use nuclear weapons as 9 out of 10 Republican presidential candidates called for in the third debate in New Hampshire.

MP3 here. (45:00)

Gareth Porter is a historian and journalist for InterPress Service. His latest book is Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam (University of California Press).