Gareth Porter discusses the new P5+1 agreement that Iran just agreed to by suspending their nuclear program expansion, the possible reasons the War Party is hesitant to attack Iran, the pending Iran War Resolution, the CIA whistleblower on Iran’s nuclear program, the shifts of influence in Iraq in 2008 and the ignorance and complicity of the American press in promoting the Iran threat.
MP3 here. (26:47)
Dr. Gareth Porter is an investigative historian and journalist on U.S. national security policy who has been independent since a brief period of university teaching in the 1980s. Dr. Porter is the author of four books, the latest of which is Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam (University of California Press, 2005). He has written regularly for Inter Press Service on U.S. policy toward Iraq and Iran since 2005.