Jim Lobe, Washington Bureau Chief for Inter Press Service, discusses Obama’s declaration that the Honduran military coup is illegal, Manuel Zelaya’s closer resemblance to an elitist than a Chavez-style leftist and how the U.S. would hate to lose a base in Honduras, but very likely did not provoke the coup.
MP3 here. (10:35)
Jim Lobe is best known for his coverage of U.S. foreign policy, particularly the neo-conservative influence in the Bush administration. The Washington Bureau Chief of the international news agency Inter Press Service (IPS), Lobe has also written for Foreign Policy In Focus, Alternet, Tompaine.com, and was featured in BBC and ABC television documentaries about motivations for the US invasion of Iraq. His articles appear regularly on Antiwar.com.