Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter

Scott Horton, March 16, 2011

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Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses his recent visit to Lebanon; the hybrid UN-Lebanon tribunal on Rafiq Hariri’s assassination that is rumored to have indicted Hezbollah members; allegations that the special tribunal is a politically motivated tool of the US and Israel; how Israel has fabricated telephone records and used them as evidence against her enemies; and how US operations in Pakistan are destabilizing the country.

MP3 here. (19:51)

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 Antiwar.com.

5 Responses to “Gareth Porter”

  1. Regards the Rafiq Hariri assassination…look no further than Mossad!

  2. Good information. By the way wasn't the FBI sent to Lebanon, presumably to 'help the investigation' i.e. to plant 'evidence' and to cover up other evidence they might find, right after the investigation ? I seem to recall that they did. The investigation in fact has been extremely shady and misdirected. CIA was in this too.

  3. What about the recent release of Raymond Davis thru payment of blood money, thinly veiled U.S. http://emptywheel.firedoglake.com/2011/03/16/paki

  4. Hezbollah's view is most likely the correct view. Hezbollah did not assassinate Harri.

  5. Interesting. The Hariri assassination lost all immediacy the year after he died, when Israel got it's ass kicked by Hezbollah's asymmetrical warfare. Since they're not interested in repeating that little misadventure, they don't need pretext for any future invasions. It's good to see the truth soaking through, however.

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