Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter
Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service News Agency, discusses the Obama administration’s attempted duplication of Gen. Petraeus’s Iraq “success” in Afghanistan, the difficulty foreign occupiers have in overcoming the Pashtunwali code, the possible changes in U.S. military planning when the Quadrennial Defense Review is completed and Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic attempt to separate the Taliban and al Qaeda.
MP3 here. (27:43)
Gareth Porter’s articles appear on the Huffington Post, Inter Press Service News Agency and on Antiwar.com.