Gareth Porter

Historian and reporter Gareth Porter discusses the lack of evidence for the Cheney regime’s accusations about Iran engaging in a “proxy war” against the U.S. in Iraq, Centcom commander Admiral Fallon’s distaste for the “chickensh*t” General Petraeus and opposition to war with Iran, Badr-Sadr and the Maliki government, Rice’s capitulation to Cheney and the lack of any real organized opposition to the next war.

MP3 here. (54:43)

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.