Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter

Scott Horton, November 01, 2009

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Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service, discusses Iran’s counter-proposal to the IAEA enrichment deal, the ambiguous meaning and political sensitivity of nuclear “breakout capability,” continued defense of the 2007 Iran NIE by U.S. intelligence agencies, a new generation of efficient uranium centrifuges intended for use at the Qom facility and how the ever-increasing sanctions imposed on Iran by Congress are tantamount to declaring war.

MP3 here. (27:39)

Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist. His articles appear on Counterpunch, Huffington Post, Inter Press Service News Agency and Antiwar.com.

8 Responses to “Gareth Porter”

  1. The majority of the members of the US Congress are TRAITORS to the American people – they have their loyalty to Israel – to Israel which is a rogue nation of war criminals.

  2. According to former Trident missile engineer Bob Aldridge-http://www.plrc.org-the Pentagon aims to achieve a disarming and unanswerable first-strike capability. Minuteman-3 and Trident-2 D5 linked to NAVSTAR obtain a CEP of 30-40 metres, enough to destroy any hard target. And according to Bob Aldridge the US Navy can track and destroy all enemy submarines simultaneously. Even if the Pentagon´s First-Strike Capability is only for blackmail, the Russians may have no choice but implementing Launch On Warning. Bob Aldridge resigned because a disarming and unanswerable first-strike capability is suicidal. The whole idea is crazy-crazy as 100 nuclear explosions would produce Nuclear Winter. At any rate, Obama postponed the capability some years by deploying the Second Strike Force at sea. He actually postponed the Pentagon´s First-Strike Capability by some years. That´s great ! We are living on borrowed time because of the normal lunatics in the Pentagon´s office for First-Strike Plans.

  3. President Obama should declare that the US abandon it´s First-Strike Doctrine and as a sign of goodwill scrap the Minuteman-3s. That would be a legacy by Peace Prize Winner Obama.

  4. So true.

  5. Thank G-d for Scot Horton….. The moral brownout continues unabated under Mr. Emanuel……

  6. Good! Its time to eradicate the islamist republic of shit in Iran! Let’s Roll!

  7. Yes let´s roll, bloody fool ! It´ll be a war of one hundred years, at least, and United Bluff will go bankrupt in the process. However, that´s fine. A bankrupt United Bluff can´t terrorize the rest of the world. The real terrorists and war criminals are in Washington.

  8. You first.

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