Chris Hedges, veteran war reporter and author of War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning and many other books, including the brand new I Don’t Believe in Atheists, discusses the myth of the “surge” in Iraq, the temporary bribing of the Sunni insurgency (aka: “concerned local citizens”), the danger of arming all three major ethnic/religious groups against each other, the lack of ties between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda and the genocidal madness of the new fundamentalist atheists.
MP3 here. (23:06)
Chris Hedges has been a war reporter for 15 years most recently for the New York Times. He is author of What Every Person Should Know About War, a book that offers a critical lesson in the dangerous realities of war. He’s also author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning.