Gareth Porter


Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses Benjamin Netanyahu’s 2007 offer of political favors to Ehud Olmert in exchange for attacking Iran; why an Israeli “solo” attack on Iran would still make the US complicit – requiring a presidential decision to allow it to happen; the pusillanimous tendencies of Barack Obama; and the finally-concluded 2010 National Intelligence Estimate on Iran.

MP3 here. (18:08)

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

2 thoughts on “Gareth Porter”

  1. NuttyYahoo wants an attack on Iran, and he wants the U.S. to do the attacking. No reason Israel's sugar daddy can't expend its men and resources for the job. That's what the U.S. is here for, right?

    Isn't Nutty coming here to address the Knesset West–er, U.S. Congress soon? Wonder what he'll demand? What will Puppet–er, President O-Bomb-a do? . . .

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