Gareth Porter

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/10_02_11_porter.mp3]

Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service, discusses Hamid Karzai’s increased willingness to make a deal with the Taliban, the US determination to militarily weaken the Taliban before negotiating and the disastrous Afghan strategy born from a compromise between US political and military goals.

MP3 here. (16:44)

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

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