Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses Obama’s inadequate “condolences” for the US attack on two Pakistani border posts that killed 25 soldiers; how the rising anger of Pakistanis is forcing their military to finally stop kowtowing to the Pentagon; why the US seems intent on provoking a crisis, even though crucial supply lines to Afghanistan are being cut off as a result; and why you need to talk to lower ranking US military officers to get the true story on Afghanistan.
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.