Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter

Scott Horton, October 19, 2010

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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

One Response to “Gareth Porter”

  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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