Gareth Porter


Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses the scant evidence used to justify U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan, a possible CIA destabilization campaign to weaken Pakistan and seize its nukes and why the Afghanistan “Potemkin” War continues even though everyone knows it’s a lost cause.

MP3 here. (19:58)

Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist. He is the author of Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam. His articles appear on Counterpunch, Huffington Post, Inter Press Service News Agency and

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  1. Woodward's Obama's Wars is an amazing book in what it reveals about how AfPak is considered inside the Beltway. Relevant to this interview: All there admit that nearly all of the 'problem' (they think there is one, but that's another story) is in Pak, yet 95% of the discussion, not to mention resources are in Af. It is really a thru-the-looking glass way of looking at the world.

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