Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service, discusses Obama’s compromise decision on troops for Afghanistan that pleased nobody, the divergent goals and methods of al Qaeda and the Taliban, serious logical flaws in the “disrupting terrorist safe havens” rationale for war in Afghanistan, the Democratic Party strategy of acceding to any military demands and the obstacles to a third-party uranium encrichment deal with Iran.
MP3 here. (46:55)
Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist. His articles appear on Counterpunch, Huffington Post, Inter Press Service News Agency and Antiwar.com.