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158: Gareth Porter on War with Iran

158: Gareth Porter on War with Iran

Given recent events in the Persian Gulf, it’s not hard to imagine that the United State government is on a collision course with the Iranian government. Who is pushing the hardest for military action? Is a war between the U.S. and Iran a near certainty? Author and correspondent Gareth Porter joins us to help sort the fact from fiction and to explain the possible reasons that we are being steered toward more military action in the Middle East.   Links mentioned: No War With Iran, for Now – but Mike Pompeo and John Bolton Still Really, Really Want One by […]
July 18, 2019
76: Senator Mike Lee on Why Congress No Longer Oversees Military Intervention

76: Senator Mike Lee on Why Congress No Longer Oversees Military Intervention

If you can name all of the various countries in which the United States is currently active militarily, you’re a rare individual. Even the folks who think they’re paying attention are somewhat shocked when they see how common American interventionism has become. Senator Mike Lee joins us to discuss how the responsibility for going to war has shifted from Congress to the Executive branch and what it means for our foreign policy.   
April 30, 2018