Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for Inter Press Service, discusses the US military’s descriptive excesses that preceded their offensive on the Afghan “city” of Marjah, the US counterinsurgency strategy of establishing a favorable narrative to shape domestic public opinion, the winners and losers in the global war on terrorism and the military-industrial complex’s goal of permanent occupation.
MP3 here. (25:22)
Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist. His writes for InterPress Service News Agency Counterpunch, Huffington Post, and Antiwar.com.