Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service, discusses the disputed U.S. claims that Iran is using “special groups” to destabilize Iraq, the 2007 kidnapping of a British group that threatened to expose (by financial tracking) Iraqi governmental embezzlement, the Obama administration’s revival of accusations that Iran is aiding the Taliban and the domestic political calculus behind seemingly illogical Israeli hostility toward Iran.
MP3 here. (35:16)
Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist. His articles appear on the Huffington Post, Inter Press Service News Agency and on Antiwar.com.