Gareth Porter, historian and reporter for IPS News, explains how the American occupation only exacerbates the situation in the Iraq, how local Sunnis have always been better equipped than the U.S. to handle al Qaeda in Iraq and debunks the administration’s propaganda about Iran in Iraq.
MP3 here. (42:21)
Gareth Porter is an independent historian and foreign policy analyst. He is also a Foreign Policy In Focus scholar. His book, Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam, is published in May 2005 by University of California Press.