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Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by a Human
#1443 Legacies of 9/11: War on Terror, Islamophobia and Conspiracy Theories

Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by a Human

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 71:22


Air Date 9/21/2021 Today we take a look at the parallel legacies of 9/11 including the war on terror and military spending, the casual acceptance of Islamophobia, the adoption of ever-wilder conspiracy theories, and the acceleration of the political divide in America culminating, so far, in the January 6th Insurrection. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com  Transcript   BestOfTheLeft.com/Support (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: 9/11: A Story in Three Parts. - Unf*cking The Republic - Air Date 9-10-21 We were tempted to let the 20th anniversary of 9/11 pass given it will be oversaturated with remembrances and armchair punditry as well as the usual tragedy porn imagery. Ch. 2: Endless militarization has bled US society dry - The Real News Podcast - Air Date 9-14-21 It's been 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Since then, the US has channeled an unfathomable amount of its resources into the military-industrial complex. Ch. 3: “Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire”: Deepa Kumar on How Racism Fueled U.S. Wars Post-9/11 - Democracy Now! - Air Date 9-14-21 According to the Costs of War Project, the wars launched by the United States following 9/11 have killed an estimated 929,000 people in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and elsewhere. Ch. 4: 20 Years Later: How 9/11 Changed Being Muslim in America - The Brian Lehrer Show - Air Date 9-10-21 Rowaida Abdelaziz, national reporter for HuffPost where she focuses on immigration, Islamophobia, and social justice issues, joins to discuss how being Muslim in the United States changed after the September 11th attacks. Ch. 5: 20 Years Since 9/11, 20 Years of Conspiracy Theories - Doomed - Air Date 9-10-21 Matt looks at the conspiracies, hoaxes, and urban legends that surround the day and the Bush administration. Ch. 6: The road from 9/11 to Donald Trump - Vox Conversations - Air Date 9-12-21 Sean Illing talks with national security reporter Spencer Ackerman, author of the new book Reign of Terror. They discuss the staggering changes to our country in the 20 years since 9/11 Ch. 7: America, 20 years after 9/11 - World Review from the New Statesman - Air Date 9-10-21 Jeremy Cliffeand Sarah Manavis are joined by New Yorker columnist and author Evan Osnos to discuss his new book, Wildland: The Making of America's Fury and how America has changed since the attacks on New York and Washington. Ch. 8: The Direct Line From 9/11 to January 6th - WhoWhatWhy - Air Date 9-10-21 Award-winning journalist Spencer Ackerman examines how 9/11 opened the door to America's worst historical impulses and led directly to Donald Trump and January 6th. MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S) Ch. 9: Rescue 9/11 w/ Jim Lobe and Laila Ujayli - American Prestige - Air Date 9-11-21 The boys interview Laila Ujayli, associate editor at Inkstick Media, about growing up as a young Muslim in post-9/11 America. Ch. 10: Congressmember Barbara Lee, the Lone Vote for Peace After the September 11th Attacks - Breaking the Sound Barrier by Amy Goodman - Air Date 9-9-21 Congressmember Lee courageously voted no against the AUMF twenty years ago. FINAL COMMENTS Ch. 11: Final comments on Brian Williams and the campaigns we can win vs the campaigns worth winning MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions): Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr  Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent SHOW IMAGE: Description: The camera looks up at a young Muslim woman, wearing a black hoodie with the hood up over her black head covering, as she stands outside a glass entryway looking out into the distance. An American flag is wrapped around her shoulders. Credit: "Protest against Donald Trump's Muslim ban" by Fibonacci Blue | License | Changes: Cropped and very slight increase in contrast, brightness and saturation   Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com  

Skullduggery
Botched Drone Strike (with Joe Cirincione)

Skullduggery

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 42:57


US Central Command's top general Kenneth McKenzie last week had to make one of the most painful mea culpas in the history of the US Government's war on terror. A drone strike intended to save the lives of US soldiers had ended up taking the lives ten innocent Afghan civilians. Seven of them were children. A rare acknowledgment that a tool the Pentagon and CIA have relied on for years to target terrorists was in this instance tragically botched thanks to sketchy intelligence that confused a civilian aide worker with an ISIS suicide bomber. McKenzie came clean, only after reporters on the ground exposed the Pentagon's mistake raising new questions about how many other civilians in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen have also been killed in US drone strikes. And how does this affect the Biden administrations planned use of “over the horizon” drone strikes to prevent Al-Qaeda resurgence in the country we just abandoned? Joe Cirincione joins to discuss the botched strike and where we go from here. GUEST:Joe Cirincione (@Cirincione), Analyst, Author, Distinguished Fellow @QuincyInst, Fmr. President @plough_shares, VP @amprog, Hill rat.HOSTS:Michael Isikoff (@Isikoff), Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo NewsDaniel Klaidman (@dklaidman), Editor in Chief, Yahoo NewsVictoria Bassetti (@VBass), fellow, Brennan Center for Justice (contributing co-host) RESOURCES:The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft - Here.Yahoo News' Dylan Stableford and Chris Wilson's original piece on the bothced drone strike - Here.Dan Klaidman's book Kill or Capture on focusing on drone strikes - Here.Follow us on Twitter: @SkullduggeryPodListen and subscribe to "Skullduggery" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.Email us with feedback, questions or tips: SkullduggeryPod@yahoo.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Official Project Censored Show
Never Forget: 9/11 and the 20 Year War on Terror – Excerpts From the Online Event

The Official Project Censored Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021


Jacobin Radio
Dig: War on Terror W/ Spencer Ackerman Part 3

Jacobin Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 72:05


Episode three of The Dig's War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Decadence, Trump, and Biden.Subscribe to Spencer's Substack: foreverwars.substack.com/people/2576701-spencer-ackermanSupport The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and (starting next week) get our weekly newsletter

The Dig
War on Terror W/ Spencer Ackerman Part 3

The Dig

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 72:05


Episode three of The Dig's War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Decadence, Trump, and Biden. Subscribe to Spencer's Substack: foreverwars.substack.com/people/2576701-spencer-ackerman Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and (starting next week) get our weekly newsletter

Haymarket Books Live
Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire, Twenty Years After 9-11 w/ Deepa Kumar, Naomi Klein, & more

Haymarket Books Live

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 85:55


Join Deepa Kumar, Noura Erakat, Naomi Klein, Jasbir Puar, and Keenaga-Yamahtta Taylor to discuss Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire. In Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire, leading scholar Deepa Kumar traces the history of Islamophobia from the 16th century to the “War on Terror.” In the twenty years since 9/11, she writes, Islamophobia has functioned in the United States both as a set of coercive policies and as a body of ideas that take various forms: liberal, conservative, and rightwing. This particular form of bigotry continues to have horrific consequences not only for people in Muslim-majority countries who become the targets of an endless War on Terror, but for Muslims and those who “look Muslim” in the West as well. Importantly, Kumar contends that Islamophobia is not simply religious intolerance or the reaction of an empire in crisis; it must be recognized instead as racism—the kind that manifests in mass surveillance, arbitrary arrests, and deportation, much like other forms of centuries-old systemic racism. And this anti-Muslim racism in turn sustains empire. Order a Copy of Islamophobia: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3839-islamophobia-and-the-politics-of-empire Speakers: Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, and non-resident fellow of the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School. Noura is the author of Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine. She is co-founding editor of Jadaliyya and editorial board member of the Journal of Palestine Studies. Noura has also produced video documentaries, including "Gaza In Context" and "Black Palestinian Solidarity." She has appeared on CBS News, CNN, Fox News, and NPR, among others. Naomi Klein is the bestselling author of The Shock Doctrine, This Changes Everything, No Is Not Enough, and the young adult book How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other. She is Senior Correspondent for The Intercept, a Puffin Writing Fellow at Type Media Center and Professor of Climate Justice at the University of British Columbia. Deepa Kumar is an award-winning scholar and social justice activist. She is Professor of Media Studies at Rutgers University. Her critically acclaimed book Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire (2012) has been translated into five languages. The second and fully revised edition, published in 2021, marks twenty years of the War on Terror. Dr. Kumar has authored more than 80 books, journal articles, book chapters, and articles in independent and mainstream media. She has shared her expertise in numerous media outlets such as the BBC, The New York Times, NPR, USA Today, the Danish Broadcast Corporation, TeleSur and other national and international news media outlets. Jasbir K. Puar is Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of the award-winning books The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability, and Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times. Her scholarly and mainstream writings have been translated into more than 15 languages. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes and speaks on Black politics, social movements, and racial inequality in the United States. ​She is author of Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, which was a semifinalist for the 2019 National Book Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2020. She is a contributing writer at The New Yorker, and a Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- This event is co-sponsored by Haymarket Books and Verso Books. Watch the live event recording: https://youtu.be/XoyuCSmd-JA Buy books from Haymarket: www.haymarketbooks.org Follow us on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/haymarketbooks

The Libertarian Institute - All Podcasts
COI Review: Netflix’s 9/11 Documentary Turning Point

The Libertarian Institute - All Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 51:56


On this COI bonus show, Matteo Marchionni - host of the Neutral Partisan Report - returns to the show to review the new Netflix documentary Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror. The documentary reveals a shocking number of crimes committed by the US post-9/11. However, the show constantly spins the stories for the war state and lets absurd lies by swamp creatures go unchecked. Follow Matteo on Twitter @NPReport Subscribe to NP Report on YouTube  Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe Star YouTube Facebook  Twitter  MeWe Apple Podcast  Amazon Music Google Podcasts Spotify iHeart Radio Support Our Sponsor Visit Paloma Verde and use code PEACE for 25% off our CBD

Beltway Banthas: Star Wars, Politics & More
How Star Wars Mirrors The American Culture Wars ft Tom Luongo

Beltway Banthas: Star Wars, Politics & More

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 42:27


Star Wars, like any worthwhile piece of art, will always reflect the tensions of trials of the time in which it was created. This was the case for the original trilogy in a post-Vietnam America, and it was for the prequels during the Bush years and the War on Terror. Star Wars clicked with the mood of the times, because the mood impacted the films while they were made. The Disney Star Wars sequels are no different. Tom Luongo joins Beltway Banthas to talk about the ways in which the culture wars of American politics today can be found playing out in the new Star Wars films, and what that says about both our entertainment establishment and the political climate. We cover Kylo and Rey's tense dynamic in the films, masculinity, femininity and where chaos and order collide in the JJ and Rian Johnson iterations of Star Wars.

Bro History - Geopolitics & Foreign Policy
History of the War on Terror with Scott Horton

Bro History - Geopolitics & Foreign Policy

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 116:39


Bro History History of the War on Terror with Scott Horton Scott Horton joins us today to discuss the origins of the war on terror and his new book, “Enough Already”. Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the […] History of the War on Terror with Scott Horton szamotah

Breaking Boundaries with Brad Polumbo
Professor Abby Hall: The Woeful Failure of the War on Terror (Explained)

Breaking Boundaries with Brad Polumbo

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 34:15


Economist and Bellarmine University Associate Professor Abigail joins the podcast to reflect on the 20-year anniversary of 9/11 and reflect on the many failures of the so-called “War on Terror.” We break down everything from the real statistical threat Americans face from terrorism to why privacy matters and how the ongoing pandemic power grabs parallel the post-9/11 government response. 00:42 What is the ‘War on Terror'? (Explained) 02:01 How Big Government Expanded Surveillance Powers After 9/11 04:15 Has the US Exaggerated the Threat of Terrorism? 08:40 Hasn't the War on Terror Prevented ‘Another 9/11'? 12:30 Why Not ‘Better Safe Than Sorry'? 15:30 Can More ‘Security' Actually Make Us LESS Safe? 18:31 Why Should You Care About Privacy If You Don't Have Anything to Hide? 22:18 How the War on Terror Makes EVERY American a Suspect 25:06 How the War on Terror Fuels Far-Right Extremism 28:38 Is the War on Terror Powergrab Repeating Itself Amid the Pandemic? 33:12 Abby's Controversial Food Opinion Check Out Abby's New Book: https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=33558 Follow Abby on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Abigail_R_Hall Follow Brad on Twitter: https://twitter.com/brad_polumbo Follow Brad on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BradPolumbo Follow Brad on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bradpolumbo/ Subscribe to the Podcast: https://anchor.fm/bradley-polumbo

The Critical Hour
Weekly News Roundup; Pentagon Paid Arms Industry Over $4 Trillion Since 9/11

The Critical Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 115:39


Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst, joins us to wrap up the important stories of the week. The Pentagon paid out over 4 trillion dollars since 9/11, with the lion's share going to five major defense contractors. Also, the Kabul drone attack that killed 10 family members reveals no explosives in the target vehicle, and generals lied about Afghanistan for the entire period of the occupations.Dr. Jemima Pierre, associate professor of Black studies and anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles, joins us to discuss immigration. A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from continuing one of the Trump administration's most egregious immigration policies. Also, the Biden administration is being criticized for "cruel and callous" deportations to Haiti. Jack Rasmus, professor in economics and politics at St. Mary's College in California, joins us to discuss economics. Retail sales are showing surprising gains, leading some to believe that there is a silver lining behind the recent dark clouds on the economy. Also, in the latest negative numbers, another 332,000 workers filed for unemployment benefits last week. Ted Rall, political cartoonist and syndicated columnist, and Mark Williams, writer, essayist, and former 30-year editor at Bloomberg News, come together to talk about domestic politics. Law enforcement is boosting security ahead of an upcoming right-wing political rally at the Capitol. Also, President Biden accuses 24 GOP governors of risking lives as a number of them threaten legal action over vaccine mandates, Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) decides to leave Congress, and Pennsylvania GOP state senators approve a subpoena for the personal information of voters.Jim Kavanagh, writer at thepolemicist.net and CounterPunch, and Margaret Kimberly, editor and senior columnist at Black Agenda Report, join us to discuss this week's foreign policy stories. DOJ counsel John Durham brings charges against one of the lawyers who worked for the Clinton campaign for lying to the FBI. Also, Evo Morales makes anti-imperialist rounds in South America and the Caribbean, China throws a monkey wrench in US imperialism, and big tech companies make a fortune from the War on Terror.

SmartHERNews
A Daughter's Mission

SmartHERNews

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 46:37


The daughter of the first American killed in combat in the War on Terror returns to SmartHER News to tell the true story of her father - his work for the CIA and the mysterious American he encountered in Afghanistan before he was killed - providing fresh reflection on a big story that few are talking about.

John Solomon Reports
Firefighter who survived 9/11: Afghan withdrawal a ‘betrayal' to all warriors in War on Terror

John Solomon Reports

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 46:34


Niels Jorgensen, survivor of 9/11 and ‘ground zero' related cancer, discusses the legacy of 9/11 and the epidemic of first responders dying of 9/11 related illnesses and cancer, revealing that, ‘2 people a-day die' are dying from 9/11 related illnesses. Jorgensen goes on to talk about the ‘warrior class' of the War on Terror, describing the feelings of ‘betrayal' over the Afghanistan Withdrawal, saying that, these men feel like ‘the backs of our government have been turned on' them.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Audio Long Read
How the US created a world of endless war

The Audio Long Read

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 32:26


In 2008, many of Barack Obama's supporters hoped he would bring the global war on terror to a close. Instead, he expanded it – and his successors have done nothing to change course. By Samuel Moyn. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Should there be a memorial on the National Mall for the War on Terror?

A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 8:08


Jennie Taylor wrote an op ed this week in which she explained her desire to have a memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for all members of the military who served in the War on Terror. There should be a place where the veterans and the families can go to pray and to mourn. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson gets perspective from her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Kathy Nelson with Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services, Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance and Liz Sollis, Associated Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Rotten Rewind
9/11 at the Movies Pt. 3: Déjà Vu & The Taking of Pelham 123

Rotten Rewind

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 91:32


When discussing the pantheon of the best actor/director collaborations in film, you rarely hear about Denzel Washington and Tony Scott. From 1995 until Scott's untimely death in 2012, the pair worked together on five of the best action films of the 90s and 2000s. While Denzel is one of our most beloved and acclaimed movie stars, Scott long lived in the shadow of his brother, Ridley, mostly written off by critics as a technician and hack. Today on the podcast, we're looking back at their underrated collaboration by focusing on two of their outputs during the War on Terror, both of which saw Denzel up against unhinged white terrorists: the 2006 time travel romance thriller "Déjà Vu" and the 2009 remake of "The Taking of Pelham 123." Evoking some of the most striking and disturbing imagery of 9/11, "Déjà Vu" acted as a love letter to a post-Katrina New Orleans, while paying homage to films like Otto Preminger's "Laura" and Hitchcock's "Vertigo," while paving the way for the more critically acclaimed works of Christopher Nolan. We're joined by film journalist and writer Abid Anwar to discuss the every-man appeal of Denzel, Scott's influence on the genre for several decades, and why critics were sour on these two thrillers while showering jingoistic and racist depictions of terrorism in film with endless praise. Both of these Denzel/Scott collaborations are currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

Hold Your Fire!
S2 Episode 3: License to Kill: Lawyering in the War on Terror

Hold Your Fire!

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 71:30


Only days after the 9/11 attacks, Congress ushered in extraordinarily broad legislation that authorised President Bush to use military force in order to eliminate terrorist threats to the U.S. In this episode of Hold Your Fire! – the second in a podcast series looking at the legacy of the 9/11 attacks – Richard Atwood and Naz Modirzadeh are joined by Stephen Pomper, Crisis Group's Interim Chief of Policy, to discuss the lasting legacy of this Authorisation for the Use of Military Force (AUMF). They discuss the forthcoming Crisis Group report on the topic, “Overkill: Reforming the Legal Basis for the War on Terror”, reflecting on how the AUMF became the legal basis for increasingly wide-ranging military actions embraced by successive administrations, from Bush to Biden, as the fighting against Islamist militants expanded in scope. They also discuss the role of law and lawyers in establishing the boundaries of presidential authority and the consequences of diminished congressional oversight.For more information, explore Crisis Group's analysis on our United States page. This episode also features as part of our series The Legacy of 9/11 and the "War on Terror”. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

RUMBLE with MICHAEL MOORE
Ep. 211: Reuniting with Lila Lipscomb & Abdul Henderson

RUMBLE with MICHAEL MOORE

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 70:51


Become a member of Michael Moore's Substack here: https://www.michaelmoore.com/subscribe A full transcript of this episode will soon be available here: https://rumble.media/category/podcast/transcripts/ Watch "Fahrenheit 9/11" here: https://youtu.be/cebnlqi9RGQ?t=2282 ***** After the free screening of “Fahrenheit 9/11” to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Mike spoke with spoke with Lila Lipscomb, the mother from Flint, Michigan who lost her son in Iraq, and former Marine Corporal Abdul Henderson, who refused to follow any further orders to fight in a war based on lies. Both Lila and Abdul shared their stories in Fahrenheit 9/11. With America re-considering the legacy of 9/11 and America's so-called "war on terror", Mike is reunited with Lila and Abdul to get their thoughts and hear updates on their lives. ***** Underwriters: TrueBill -- Save money by cancelling your unused subscriptions at Truebill.com/RUMBLE --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rumble-with-michael-moore/message

Film Junk Podcast
Episode 815: Kate

Film Junk Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021


Dax and Colin drop by to help us spar with Kate plus we also discuss The Matrix Resurrections trailer (with bonus trivia showdown) and talk Untold: Crime & Penalties, The White Lotus, Whirlybird, Reminiscence, Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror, Airport and School of Rock. 0:00 - Intro: Dax's Top Secret Marvel Project, Colin's Penguin Helmet 24:20 - In-House Stuff: FilmJunk.com is Shutting Down 36:40 - Review: Kate 1:07:35 - Headlines: R.I.P. Norm MacDonald, The Matrix Resurrections Trailer + Matrix Trivia Showdown 1:30:55 - Other Stuff We Watched: Untold: Crime & Penalties, Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space, Whirlybird, School of Rock, The White Lotus, Reminiscence, Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror, Airport, 9/11: One Day in America, Malignant, TitleTown High 2:30:30 - This Week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD 2:33:03 - Outro

The Majority Report with Sam Seder
2675 - The Secret History of the War on Terror w/ Craig Whitlock

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 67:34


Sam and Emma host Craig Whitlock, investigative reporter at the Washington Post, to discuss his recent book The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War. Sam and Emma first touch upon the resounding victory for Gavin Newsom in the California recall election from last night, and discuss Newsom's nationalizing of the recall/pinning the results to the "shadow president" for the Republicans (Trump) as a telegraph of the political strategy going forward into 2022. Then Emma and Sam are joined by Craig, who starts out by discussing how him and the Washington Post obtained the Afghanistan Papers, the trove of documents the Post obtained via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that serve as the basis for the book, and how the book timed up perfectly with Biden's announcement of the withdrawal of troops in August, as well as the context behind the "Lessons Learned" project run through a little known federal agency called the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) that was the source of the lion's share of the notes and transcripts that comprised the papers. Craig goes deeper into describing the testimony from the interview transcripts of "Lessons Learned", citing how many past, present, and current military officials considered the war in Afghanistan "much worse than you think", and that "we didn't know what we were doing" in terms of strategic goals in Afghanistan. Craig goes so far as to report that former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld had no appreciable strategy for the war in Afghanistan beyond "chasing terrorists". Sam and Emma dive deeper into the idea that these transcripts and notes were intentionally hidden by the Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations, noting that the SIGAR reports that were publicly disclosed were significantly edited and sanitized. Craig then goes back to the early 2000's, stating that there was a pretty clear game plan for the first 60 days of the war, but that there was no recognizable strategy or timetable for what the United States was doing occupying Afghanistan, especially when George W. Bush made it clear that this was not a "nation-building" project to begin with. The emphasis was also very clearly on Iraq over Afghanistan, to the point where Rumsfeld asked Bush to meet with the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan as well as the commander in Iraq. Bush only wanted to meet with the Iraq commander, and didn't even know who the Afghanistan commander was, and didn't want to meet with him anyways. Craig then pivots to the Obama years, where the Administration very clearly wanted to continue the war without calling it a war, so as to not step on the toes of their allies whose presence in Afghanistan would violate some of their own war-making laws and practices if it was called a war by their allies. Not wanting to call it a war, but not being accurate enough to call it a "peacekeeping mission", the Obama administration landed on the clunky "non-conventional war effort" to split the difference. Afterwards, Craig discloses the combustible report that the Bush Administration furiously attempted to cover up, that former Vice President Dick Cheney was almost killed in a suicide bombing at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, and how this pattern of attempting to spin every negative outcome into a positive one throughout the war persisted across every presidential administration in the 21st century. They end on the warped and strange arc of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's career, how he was a widely respected military official until his full throated embrace of Trump and QAnon stifled that perception, as well as Craig hoping that previous, current, and future administrations will learn from the mistakes of the past 20 years, but doesn't have too much hope because, well, Bush and Rumsfeld didn't learn from the mistakes of Vietnam outlined in, you guessed it, another trove of documents that made clear how badly we were losing a protracted war: The Pentagon Papers. In the Fun Half, Sam gives a brief primer on the fight over taxation between the House and the Senate Dems in the reconciliation mockups going around the Hill, the crew checks in on the House and Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings where in the House Ilhan Omar grills Secretary of State Blinken over the drone strike that may have killed a foreign aid worker instead of an ISIS-K operative, and in the Senate Idaho Senator Jim Risch gets to more pressing matters, namely: who the heck is pressing the button that controls when Biden talks? Then the crew check in on Ben Shapiro melting down over Cara Delevingne's "Peg the Patriarchy" look at the Met Gala, to which Ben feels the great need to describe what pegging means to him. And FINALLY the crew has the honor of dissecting Tucker Carlson's fascination with Nicki Minaj's cousin's friend's balls after his COVID vaccination (Tucker corrected the record to reflect it was Nicki's cousin's friend, not cousin), Tucker's quest to get him on the show, and we get a real time dispatch from the Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister over whether this dude's balls actually swelled post-vax. Plus, your calls and IM's! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here. Join the Majority Report Discord! http://majoritydiscord.com/ Get all your MR merch at our store https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ (Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com) You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out today's sponsors: Grove: Companies around the world produce two billion pounds of new plastic every day. 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By Any Means Necessary
Police Repression Not Enough to Stop the Movement for Black Lives

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 112:28


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Dr. Jemime Pierre, Haiti/Americas Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss the investigation into the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise and the Prime Minister Ariel Henry's firing of the chief prosecutor, the suspicious circumstances surrounding Henry and his role in the investigation, and US influence in the Haitian government and investigation.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Lillian House, writer for Breaking the Chains magazine and organizer with the ANSWER Coalition in Colorado to discuss the dropping of charges against activists calling for justice for Elijah McClain, the chilling effect that this repression would have had on the movement for Black lives, and how the movement organized and must continue organizing to fight back against repression and racist police terror.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Lee Camp, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, activist and host of “Redacted Tonight With Lee Camp” on RT America to discuss the political prosecution of Steven Donziger, a New York lawyer who won a judgement against Chevron in Ecuador for the destruction of indeigenous communities, by Chevron-connected officials, the employment of so-called impartial institutions to protect the profits of corporations through lawfare, and why mainstream media is silent on this case.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Danny Haiphong, Contributing Editor of Black Agenda Report, Co-Host of The Left Lens, and co-author of “American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People's History of Fake News―From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror” to discuss the austerity and violence waged by the US at home and abroad and how this violence is endemic to the capitalist system, celebrity culture, consumerization, and the sickness that this system inculcates in us, the primacy of organizing the working class over insular arguments on the left.

Know Your Enemy
Twenty Years of Terror (w/ Spencer Ackerman)

Know Your Enemy

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 98:48


It's impossible to comprehend the state of conservative politics — or American politics in general — without looking closely at the wars we've been waging for the past two decades. The story we've been telling about American conservatism has been incomplete without a deep-dive on the so-called Global War on Terror. Luckily, Spencer Ackerman has written the perfect book to occasion such a dialogue. In Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, Ackerman provides a richly detailed (and acutely frustrating) account of the perversions of justice, liberalism, humanity, and the constitution wrought by the forever wars. Our discussion with Ackerman goes from the Oklahoma City Bombing to the cancellation of Susan Sontag to the battles among neocons and paleocons to define the post-9/11 era. We also touch on the CIA's torture program, nation-building in Afghanistan, and the hypocrisies of the Trump-era Resistance. In typical KYE fashion, it's a complex and wide-ranging conversation you won't find elsewhere. Further Reading:Susan Sontag et al. "Tuesday, and After: New Yorker writers respond to 9/11." The New Yorker, Sept 16, 2001.Bernard Lewis, "The Revolt of Islam," The New Yorker, Nov 11, 2001.Jake Tapper, "Pat Buchanan: America First," Salon, Dec 4, 2001.Spencer Ackerman, "The CIA's Outsourced Torture Is Lost To History," Forever Wars, Aug 6, 2021.Sam Adler-Bell, "How the War on Terror Fuels Trump," Jacobin, Aug 13, 2016....and don't forget to subscribe on Patreon to hear all of our bonus episodes!

The Dig
War on Terror w/ Spencer Ackerman Part 2

The Dig

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021


Episode two of The Dig's War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Obama, ISIS, and the Sustainable War. Subscribe to Spencer's Substack: foreverwars.substack.com/people/2576701-spencer-ackerman Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and (starting next week) get our weekly newsletter

Jacobin Radio
Dig: War on Terror w/ Spencer Ackerman Part 2

Jacobin Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 84:26


Episode two of The Dig's War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Obama, ISIS, and the Sustainable War.Subscribe to Spencer's Substack: foreverwars.substack.com/people/2576701-spencer-ackermanSupport The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and (starting next week) get our weekly newsletter

The Pepper & Dylan Show
After Show Show: Project Ex Update, Ex Wife Red Flags, and First Date Kissing Rules

The Pepper & Dylan Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 71:46


How many clicks do you click in a day. Promoting the pillow punch may be a bad idea. We discuss the Netflix series Turning Point: 9-11 and the War on Terror. An update on our Tiger Tail October initiative. Project Ex is well underway. We dive into more specifics of what Pepper's ex is looking for in a man. What are some of HER red flags. The rules of kissing on a first date.

The Audio Long Read
From the archive: Forever prisoners: were a father and son wrongly ensnared by America's war on terror?

The Audio Long Read

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 46:52


We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Saifullah Paracha, the oldest prisoner in Guantánamo Bay, will probably die in detention without ever being charged. His son is currently in a US prison. Both have been in custody for almost 15 years, accused of aiding al-Qaida. But did they? By Saba Imtiaz. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod

Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill
No Accountability for War on Terror Atrocities

Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 37:41


The war on terror has killed nearly 1 million people and cost more than $8 trillion, according to a report by Brown University's Costs of War Project. This week on Intercepted: Journalists Murtaza Hussain and Rozina Ali break down how the 9/11 attacks reshaped U.S. foreign and domestic policies. In the last two decades, the U.S. launched two wars, leading to millions dead and wounded. There was also a rise in unmanned drones killing innocent civilians, the use of widespread domestic and international surveillance, innocent people imprisoned, and perpetual human rights abuses and war crimes. And recently, there was a turning point in the war in Afghanistan, with the Taliban retaking the country. Hussain and Ali walk through the systematic failures across institutions — whether it be the government, military leadership, or the press — and the lack of accountability. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Take
The Course of the Forever Wars: The future

The Take

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 28:11


This is the final episode of a three-part series looking at the past, present, and future of the so-called ‘war on terror'.  For an idea of the next phase of the US's war on terror, we look to East Africa, where a different version of the war has been unfolding for the past 20 years. American soldiers may not patrolling the streets of Kenya, but the US's counterterrorism presence is very much there. In this episode: Fauziya Hussein (@diamamyn4zi1), Sister of disappeared Kenyan man Samar Al-Bulushi (@samar42), Political Anthropologist at University of California Irvine Connect with The Take:  Twitter (@AJTheTake), Instagram (@ajthetake) and Facebook (@TheTakePod)

Central Florida: Beyond The Soundbite
Afghanistan: Moving forward

Central Florida: Beyond The Soundbite

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 35:46


Needless to say, the Afghanistan situation just basically was a rapid implosion once we started to reduce our presence there.    The Beyond the Soundbite guest this week is Owen Kirby. He's a fellow with the University of Central Florida's Office of Global Perspectives & International Initiatives.   He recently served as the director of USAID Office of Transition Initiatives where he oversaw U.S. assistance programs to nations struggling to build democracy and peace.   Prior to that, he was the senior governance advisor in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, in 2009 and served as the senior adviser in the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 2004 to 2009.   He has worked on projects in Afghanistan since the initial U.S. occupation.   Kirby was in Kabul in early August working on civil society projects and engaging with Afghan government officials before the Taliban took over.   ABOUT THE SHOW Political figures and influencers are often heard in brief bites that don't capture the context of the whole story. “Central Florida: Beyond the Soundbite” expands the conversation with these newsmakers along the I-4 corridor and beyond. Join award-winning Spectrum News 13 anchor and Orlando Woman of the Year Ybeth Bruzual, political reporter Greg Angel, and veteran producer Gary Darling for a must-hear interview each week and learn about the issues affecting Central Florida.

Macroaggressions
#160: Never Forget

Macroaggressions

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 74:02


As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 comes and goes, the struggle to make sense of the official story remains after two decades, in part because the official story is a conspiracy theory, to borrow a favorite term of the CIA. Though the subject of 9/11 is a messy and complicated spider's web of lies and deceit, at the core of the conversation is an understanding that many different factions benefitted from the War on Terror that has lasted for more than 7,000 days and nights. Qui Bono is Latin for “who benefits”, and when it comes to the factions that stood to gain from a reduction of civil liberties and a blank check for weapons manufacturing, the suspects appear to be those close to the government. Understanding what actually happened on that day is fundamental to figuring out how the government actually functions, what they think of their own citizens, and what should be expected moving forward as a nation. Sponsors: Emergency Preparedness Food: www.preparewithmacroaggressions.com Chemical Free Body: https://www.chemicalfreebody.com and use promo code: MACRO Honey Colony: https://www.honeycolony.com and use promo code: MACRO C60 Purple Power: https://c60purplepower.com/ Promo Code: MACRO Coin Bit App: https://coinbitsapp.com/?ref=0SPP0gjuI68PjGU89wUv Macroaggressions Merch Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/macroaggressions?ref_id=22530 LinkTree: linktr.ee/macroaggressions Books: Controlled Demolition on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M21XKJ5 Purchase "The Octopus Of Global Control" Amazon: https://amzn.to/3aEFFcr Barnes & Noble: https://bit.ly/39vdKeQ Online Connection: Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/Macroaggressions Discord Link:  https://discord.gg/4mGzmcFexg Website: www.theoctopusofglobalcontrol.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/theoctopusofglobalcontrol Twitter: www.twitter.com/macroaggressio3 Twitter Handle: @macroaggressio3 YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCn3GlVLKZtTkhLJkiuG7a-Q Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2LjTwu5 Email For Helium Miner: Email: theoctopusofglobalcontrol@protonmail.com

ex.haust
Episode 56: This Film Is Dedicated to the Brave Mujahideen Fighters of Afghanistan ft. Phil Cunliffe

ex.haust

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 58:48


Emmet talks with author and cohost of Aufhebunga Bunga (https://aufhebungabunga.podbean.com/) Phil Cunliffe (https://twitter.com/thephilippics) about the bungled evac of Kabul, the Afghanistan War's aimlessness, historical amnesia, and more! The Fall of an American Empire (https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/08/20/the-fall-of-an-american-empire/) by Phill Cunliffe Whatever Happened to the Good War? (https://www.spiked-online.com/2006/09/26/what-ever-happened-to-the-good-war/) by Phil Cunliffe Subscribe to our Patreon for 2 exclusive episodes a month! Closing Song: Dig It A Hole by The U-Men (https://umen.bandcamp.com/album/u-men)

KERA's Think
Did We Win The War On Terror?

KERA's Think

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 33:04


In the 20 years following 9/11, American soil has been safe from similar large-scale attacks by foreign nonstate actors. Does that mean we won the war on terror? Elliot Ackerman is a former U.S. Marine and intelligence officer, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about what warfare looks like today, the increasing military-civilian divide, and what the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost America beyond dollars and lives lost. His article published in Foreign Affairs is headlined “Winning Ugly.”

The Libertarian Institute - All Podcasts
COI #162: The Pentagon Used Movies, Media, & the NFL to Sell War

The Libertarian Institute - All Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 71:26


On COI #162, Scott Spaulding – an Iraq and Afghan combat vet who hosts the ‘Why I'm Antiwar' podcast – returns to the show to discuss the villains of the Afghan War. Scott explains how American culture was infected with bloodlust by the Pentagon's post-9/11 PR campaign, while the State Department partnered with Hollywood, the NFL and marketing firms to ensure uncritical support for the War on Terror. The propaganda continues to be very successful in enriching the elites while shielding them from all accountability. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe Star YouTube Facebook  Twitter  MeWe Apple Podcast  Amazon Music Google Podcasts Spotify iHeart Radio Support Our Sponsor Visit Paloma Verde and use code PEACE for 25% off our CBD

Conflicts of Interest
The Pentagon Used Movies, Media, & the NFL to Sell War

Conflicts of Interest

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 71:26


On COI #162, Scott Spaulding – an Iraq and Afghan combat vet who hosts the ‘Why I'm Antiwar' podcast – returns to the show to discuss the villains of the Afghan War. Scott explains how American culture was infected with bloodlust by the Pentagon's post-9/11 PR campaign, while the State Department partnered with Hollywood, the NFL and marketing firms to ensure uncritical support for the War on Terror. The propaganda continues to be very successful in enriching the elites while shielding them from all accountability. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe Star YouTube Facebook  Twitter  MeWe Apple Podcast  Amazon Music Google Podcasts Spotify iHeart Radio Support Our Sponsor Visit Paloma Verde and use code PEACE for 25% off our CBD

Aspen Ideas to Go
9/11: The Hinge of History

Aspen Ideas to Go

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 49:06


Twenty years ago, terror attacks on September 11th took place in the United States over the course of a morning but the effects have been felt ever since — politically and psychologically. Journalist Garrett Graff says America lost its innocence that day and the attacks led to a series of consequential blunders by political leaders. The anger, hatred, and fear that emerged from 9/11 and the resulting War on Terror is to blame for the distrust and divisiveness that exists in America today. Graff and filmmaker Brian Knappenberger have devoted their careers to documenting 9/11 and its aftermath. Graff is the author of The Only Plane in the Sky and Knappenberger directed the Netflix docu-series "Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror." They speak with Vivian Schiller, executive director of Aspen Digital at the Aspen Institute.Garrett Graff's article in The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/09/after-911-everything-wrong-war-terror/620008/Trailer of "Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqgNFGkOjBE

The Jim Colbert Show
A Ghost and My Bride and Me

The Jim Colbert Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 155:24


Tuesday – We remember Norn MacDonald, RIP. We talk about adoption and birth parents reconnecting with adopted kids. Should kids ever call their parents by their first name? We review Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on terror for WYDTN. Rauce Thoughts on haunted hotels. Plus, WOKE News, Trivia & Last Call.

The Realignment
158 | Elbridge Colby: Welcome to the Era of Great Power Conflict

The Realignment

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 64:56


Elbridge Colby, co-founder of The Marathon Initiative, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategy and Force Development at the Defense Department, and author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict, joins The Realignment to discuss the War on Terror's legacy, how great power conflict will change U.S. foreign policy, and it will reshape the military and American society as a whole. New Yorker Profile: https://www.newyorker.com/news/annals-of-inquiry/will-the-next-american-war-be-with-china

Press the Button
The War on Terrorism

Press the Button

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 36:14


Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council talks with Tom Collina about the global war on terror. Slavin shares a perspective on the opportunity costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and its impact on US policies and relationships with Iran and North Korea. On Early Warning, Alex Hall speaks with Zubaida Akbar, an Afghan human rights advocate and expert. They discuss the effects of the past 20 years of war on Afghan civilians and the impression the US and its allies left on the country and its people. Also: Press the Button goes live on October 21!

The Majority Report with Sam Seder
2673 - How American Efforts to Humanize War Dehumanize It Even Further w/ Samuel Moyn

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 70:56


Sam and Emma host Samuel Moyn, Professor of History at Yale University, to discuss his recent book Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War, on how the evolving face of the American Empire has changed the way we perceive war, and what we can do to get the conversation back on track. Starting all the way back in the mid-19th Century, Professor Moyn dives into the first Geneva Convention and the attempt by the Swiss to make war more humane, as well as the response by some like Leo Tolstoy who worried that it might, in fact, further legitimize war. He, Sam, and Emma then situate the role of America in all of this, jumping off of the massacres of the Vietnam War and the changes both in Geneva law – focused around civilians and collateral damage – and in the perspective of the US military, that it inspired, before moving back to how the two World Wars and transatlantic combat put the US at the warfront of the western empires, locking them into brutal wars to “keep the peace” ever since. Next, they look into why the backlash to the brutalities of Vietnam was so much more severe than that of the war on terror, situating the former within a pre-existing anti-war movement, and then jump into the role of Barack Obama in really cementing the ideology of the “humane” war through public declarations of both the need for constant warfare, and the need for humane warfare. They wrap up the interview with a conversation on the role of technology in bolstering the Rumsfeldian light warfare, and summarize the evolution of, and what we could see next from, the American empire. Emma and Sam also touch on Manchin's mumbling maneuvers to avoid getting too into the numbers of the Infrastructure Package, despite his recent complaints about the numbers. And in the Fun Half: Gabe from Ontario calls in to get out the vote for the NDP in the upcoming Canadian election, Sandy from Ontario boosts that message before getting a warm thank you for her incredible gift to the MR studio, and Nicholas from St. Louis converses with Sam and Emma on the differences in pushing for individual lifestyle changes (veganism) and pushing for actual policy change. The MR crew also explores the social (rather than immune) boost Joe Rogan got from ivermectin, discusses the recent and growing legitimization of George W. Bush and his administration's war crimes, and reflects on the disasters of Rudy Giuliani past, present, and future. They wrap up the fun half with Tucker Carlson finally speaking on a topic he has expertise in (lying and using your power to protect the powerful) and the progression of recent anti-Mask Mandates, plus, your calls and IMs! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here. Join the Majority Report Discord! http://majoritydiscord.com/ Get all your MR merch at our store https://shop.majorityreportradio.com/ (Merch issues and concerns can be addressed here: majorityreportstore@mirrorimage.com) You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out today's sponsors: LiquidIV: The hot summer months are here and we need to be proactive to keep our body fueled up & hydrated. Liquid I.V. contains 5 essential vitamins—more Vitamin C than an orange and as much potassium as a banana. 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The David Knight Show
Monday 13Sep21 Bush & War on Terror Drops Pretense — It Was ALWAYS Domestic

The David Knight Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 181:43


* Bush & globalists say YOU are the new Taliban if you're not “with them” and their global agenda.  It was always about domestic police/surveillance state* UK drops vaccine passports — or is it a head fake?* Vaccine mandates accepted by private colleges and for Southern Baptist missionaries — setting the precedent for Pelosi's LGBT tyranny denying religious exemptions and personal consent* Do you trust the FBI's “declassified” Saudi papers on 9/11?* US military court rules “bump stocks” are NOT machine guns as Trump & ATF pretended & banned by executive order* More mandates coming for travel as Congress, congressional staff and the judiciary are EXEMPTTOPICS by TIMECODE 2:00 Woman steals brains cryogenically held for “resurrection”.  So much for eternal life.  And who stole Biden's brain?  More importantly, how mind-numbingly stupid is the Biden “braintrust” that runs his regime?11:43 Book burnings at 30 different schools in Canada — in a celebration of “diversity”.  And, renewable energy mandates are burning down our power generation capabilities16:12 Military Court Rules “Bump Stock” NOT a Machine Gun. But Trump used the fiction to do gun control by Executive Order, and Biden is happy to use the precedent24:27 Is the UK stopping vaccine passports or is it a head fake?  It may not be required but are corporations prohibited from blocking entrance to their businesses or events?  Are corporations able to fire employees for not getting jabbed?39:39  No Jabs for “Members”: It's a Club, You Ain't In It.  A political caste system.   Hillary “deplorables", Trump “non-essentials” are now the “unemployables” — unvaxed are untouchables EXCEPT for Congress, congressional staffers & judiciary.  More to come they brag, including NO FLY rules for unjabbed55:32  Spreading Fear Instead of Gospel. Southern Baptist Missions Board mandates jab for ALL missionaries AND their families (age 16 and up).  Do they realize the precedent they're setting for religious persecution AND preparing for the Beast system?1:28:10 Biden's mandates were so over-the-top that left-stream media didn't talk about it — at all1:31:34 Listeners letters.  An MD sends New England Journal of Medicine study showing how ineffective the jabs are (and a personal story of adverse effects in family members). An RN from Colorado on what is happening to newborns and 3 people I know from NC who got sick and 3 VERY different results from different treatments — guess who was cured and who died…1:48:39  Vaxed Have 251X's Higher Viral Load — Clarification & Obfuscation. About that study showing vaccinated have 251 times the viral load of unvaccinated — Oxford issues a clarification and what I believe is an obfuscation.1:58:31 “Vaccine Dystopia, A Manifesto” by Dr. Joel Hirshhorn.  A collection of doctors who've taken a stand for truth against the “vaccine empire”.2:07:01 Biden says he's out of patience.  So are we. BUT DON'T TAKE THE BAIT — and don't despair.  George Mueller and God's provision2:18:05 Another example of vaccination failure — Cornell University with a 95% vaccination rate2:20:19 Dr. Zelenko, MD — his testimony to Israeli committee on how zinc ionophore works, treating Trump & Rudy, and the depopulation agenda2:36:018 Bush Says YOU Are the New Taliban. Remember when “W” talked about explosives in World Trade Center?  It was ALWAYS about creating a domestic police/surveillance state.  They've just dropped the pretense.Find out more about the show and where you can watch it at TheDavidKnightShow.comIf you would like to support the show and our family please consider subscribing monthly here: SubscribeStar https://www.subscribestar.com/the-david-knight-showOr you can send a donation throughZelle: @DavidKnightShow@protonmail.comCash App at:  $davidknightshowBTC to:  bc1qkuec29hkuye4xse9unh7nptvu3y9qmv24vanh7Mail:         David Knight         POB 1323         Elgin, TX 78621

The REAL David Knight Show
Monday 13Sep21 Bush & War on Terror Drops Pretense — It Was ALWAYS Domestic

The REAL David Knight Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 181:42


Bush & globalists say YOU are the new Taliban if you're not “with them” and their global agenda.  It was always about domestic police/surveillance state UK drops vaccine passports — or is it a head fake? Vaccine mandates accepted by private colleges and for Southern Baptist missionaries — setting the precedent for Pelosi's LGBT tyranny denying religious exemptions and personal consent Do you trust the FBI's “declassified” Saudi papers on 9/11? US military court rules “bump stocks” are NOT machine guns as Trump & ATF pretended & banned by executive order More mandates coming for travel as Congress, congressional staff and the judiciary are EXEMPT TOPICS by TIMECODE    2:00 Woman steals brains cryogenically held for “resurrection”.  So much for eternal life.  And who stole Biden's brain?  More importantly, how mind-numbingly stupid is the Biden “braintrust” that runs his regime? 11:43 Book burnings at 30 different schools in Canada — in a celebration of “diversity”.  And, renewable energy mandates are burning down our power generation capabilities 16:12 Military Court Rules “Bump Stock” NOT a Machine Gun. But Trump used the fiction to do gun control by Executive Order, and Biden is happy to use the precedent 24:27 Is the UK stopping vaccine passports or is it a head fake?  It may not be required but are corporations prohibited from blocking entrance to their businesses or events?  Are corporations able to fire employees for not getting jabbed? 39:39  No Jabs for “Members”: It's a Club, You Ain't In It.  A political caste system.   Hillary “deplorables", Trump “non-essentials” are now the “unemployables” — unvaxed are untouchables EXCEPT for Congress, congressional staffers & judiciary.  More to come they brag, including NO FLY rules for unjabbed 55:32  Spreading Fear Instead of Gospel. Southern Baptist Missions Board mandates jab for ALL missionaries AND their families (age 16 and up).  Do they realize the precedent they're setting for religious persecution AND preparing for the Beast system? 1:28:10 Biden's mandates were so over-the-top that left-stream media didn't talk about it — at all 1:31:34 Listeners letters.  An MD sends New England Journal of Medicine study showing how ineffective the jabs are (and a personal story of adverse effects in family members). An RN from Colorado on what is happening to newborns and 3 people I know from NC who got sick and 3 VERY different results from different treatments — guess who was cured and who died… 1:48:39  Vaxed Have 251X's Higher Viral Load — Clarification & Obfuscation. About that study showing vaccinated have 251 times the viral load of unvaccinated — Oxford issues a clarification and what I believe is an obfuscation. 1:58:31 “Vaccine Dystopia, A Manifesto” by Dr. Joel Hirshhorn.  A collection of doctors who've taken a stand for truth against the “vaccine empire”. 2:07:01 Biden says he's out of patience.  So are we. BUT DON'T TAKE THE BAIT — and don't despair.  George Mueller and God's provision 2:18:05 Another example of vaccination failure — Cornell University with a 95% vaccination rate 2:20:19 Dr. Zelenko, MD — his testimony to Israeli committee on how zinc ionophore works, treating Trump & Rudy, and the depopulation agenda 2:36:018 Bush Says YOU Are the New Taliban. Remember when “W” talked about explosives in World Trade Center?  It was ALWAYS about creating a domestic police/surveillance state.  They've just dropped the pretense.   Find out more about the show and where you can watch it at TheDavidKnightShow.com If you would like to support the show and our family please consider subscribing monthly here: SubscribeStar https://www.subscribestar.com/the-david-knight-show Or you can send a donation through Zelle: @DavidKnightShow@protonmail.com Cash App at:  $davidknightshow BTC to:  bc1qkuec29hkuye4xse9unh7nptvu3y9qmv24vanh7 Mail:          David Knight          POB 1323          Elgin, TX 78621

The Ezra Klein Show
The road from 9/11 to Donald Trump

The Ezra Klein Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 68:02


Sean Illing talks with national security reporter Spencer Ackerman, author of the new book Reign of Terror. They discuss the staggering changes to our country in the 20 years since 9/11; the flaws, misdeeds, and injustices of the “war on terror” and the regimes that have executed it; and how America was led by the worst act of domestic terror on its own soil down a vicious, bellicose, and anti-democratic path to an authoritarian president like Trump. Host: Sean Illing (@seanilling), Interviews Writer, Vox Guest: Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman), national security reporter, author References:  Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump by Spencer Ackerman (Viking; 2021) "The Fight Over the 'Ground Zero Mosque' Was a Grim Preview of the Trump Era" by Tim Murphy (Mother Jones; Sept. 9) "Trump Ramped Up Drone Strikes in America's Shadow Wars" by Spencer Ackerman (The Daily Beast; Nov. 26, 2018) "The Lessons of Anwar al-Awlaki" by Tim Shane (New York Times Magazine; Aug. 27, 2015) Power Wars: The Relentless Rise of Presidential Authority and Secrecy by Charlie Savage (Hachette; 2015) Enjoyed this episode? Rate Vox Conversations ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ and leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe for free. Be the first to hear the next episode of Vox Conversations by subscribing in your favorite podcast app. Support Vox Conversations by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcasts This episode was made by:  Producer: Erikk Geannikis Editor: Amy Drozdowska Deputy Editorial Director, Vox Talk: Amber Hall VP, Vox Audio: Liz Kelly Nelson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Conspiracy Show with Richard Syrett
9/11 20th Anniversary Special

The Conspiracy Show with Richard Syrett

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 101:29


On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 3,000 and injured more than 6,000, Richard revisits conversations with four 9/11 researchers and whistleblowers who offer alternative explanations for who was responsible for the attacks and how they were carried out. In hour one, Richard speaks with the late Jim Marrs on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 and materials engineer, Dr. Judy Wood, the author of Where Did the Towers Go? ?In hour two, Richard speaks with the late Philip Marshall, a former United Airlines pilot and author of The Bigbambooze: 9/11 and The War on Terror, and a U.S. Federal Agent who alleges he was part of a secret military study group that unwittingly planned the 9/11 terrorist attack 25 years before it happened.

The John Batchelor Show
1679: David Grantham #Unbound. (Intell.) The complete, forty-minute interview, April 5, 2021.

The John Batchelor Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 41:20


Photo: The Sixteenth Air Force (16 AF) is a United States Air Force (USAF) organization responsible for information warfare, which encompasses intelligence gathering and analysis, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber warfare and electronic warfare operations.  . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow David Grantham #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview, April 5, 2021. Consequences: An Intelligence Officer's War; Paperback – November 11, 2020. by David Grantham  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Consequences-Intelligence-Officers-David-Grantham/dp/098440631X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= “Very little has been written on the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations efforts in the global war on terror. Consequences by David Grantham provides a unique and fascinating window into the nuts and bolts of OSI counterintelligence operations. You won't be disappointed.”– Fred Burton, author of Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America    In 2020, ISIS followers are being encouraged to use COVID-19 to sicken Westerners. An ISIS supporter attacked a Naval base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Iran and the United States exchanged blows in Iraq. We are still living in the long shadow of the Iraq War. In 2006, David Grantham was fresh out of college and serving as a counterintelligence officer with the elite and secretive Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Iraq was veering toward civil war. The U.S. military desperately needed better on-the-ground intelligence to turn the tide. Grantham found himself in Kuwait and Afghanistan, then at Iraq's infamous American prison, Camp Bucca. Not only was Bucca the breeding ground for the Islamic State, it was in southern Iraq, where America's deadly fight with Iran was an open secret. Consequences is both a riveting, behind-the-scenes look at intelligence operations at the height of the Iraq war, and a charming and sobering story of one man's journey through the pleasures and consequences that come with wartime intelligence.

The Brian Kilmeade Show Free Podcast
Producers' Pick | Mike Morell: 20 Years of the War on Terror

The Brian Kilmeade Show Free Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 14:40


Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by a Human
#1441 There is Nothing New About Right-Wing Extremist Violence

Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by a Human

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 68:54


Air Date 9/11/2021 Today we dig through the archives to give deeper context to the current wave of right-wing extremists threatening violence against the government, our election system, mask and vaccine COVID measures and anyone not agreeing with their conspiratorial worldview. Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com  Transcript BestOfTheLeft.com/Support (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) BestOfTheLeft.com/Refer Sign up, share widely, get rewards. It's that easy! OUR AFFILIATE LINKS: BestOfTheLeft.com/Descript CHECK OUT OUR FANCY PRODUCTION SOFTWARE! BestOfTheLeft.com/Advertise Sponsor the show! SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Killing By Numbers: The history of April 19th and 20th - On The Media - Air Date 8-24-10 From Hitler's birth to the killings at Waco, Columbine and Oklahoma City, each event echoes or evokes the anniversary of the last. Ch. 2: Gun marches - The Rachel Maddow Show - Air Date 4-24-10 Reporting from 2010 on the anti-government, armed rallies in and around Washington, DC Ch. 3: The Michigan Kidnapping Plot And Whats Fueling Right Wing Extremism - Consider This - Air Date 10-9-20 The FBI announced Thursday that it had thwarted a plan by far-right militia members to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, and charged six men in relation to the plot. The plot began as talk on social media sites. Ch. 4: Proud Boys & Far-Right Groups Tied to Jan. 6 Attack Reporters & Others at Anti-Mask, Anti-Vax Rally - Democracy Now! - Air Date 8-23-21 As COVID-19 cases surge in the United States, anti-mask and anti-vaccine protests are continuing nationwide, with some turning violent. In a shocking story out of California, at least one person was stabbed and two journalists were attacked. Ch. 5: MAGA Republican Threatens Bloodshed If Elections Stay Rigged - The David Pakman Show - Air Date 9-1-21 Radical Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn threatens "bloodshed" if elections remain "rigged" Ch. 6: As GOP stays at war against elections, elections officials suffer threats, harassment - Rachel Maddow Show - Air Date 9-8-21 A rundown of recent right-wing would-be Capitol Bombers. Ch. 7: Spencer Ackerman on How the U.S. War on Terror Fueled and Excused Right-Wing Extremism at Home - Democracy Now! - Air Date 9-6-21 In an extended conversation with Spencer Ackerman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning national security reporter, he examines the connection he sees between the rise of right-wing extremism in the United States and the so-called war on terror. MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S) Ch. 8: How The FBI Got Inside The Hutaree Militia - All Things Considered - Air Date 4-24-10 Ch. 9: The Truth Behind The Alleged Michigan Kidnapping Case - All In with Chris Hayes - Air Date 7-22-21 According to the FBI, a group of men in Michigan hatched a plan to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last year. But a Buzzfeed News investigative report has revealed new details—particularly the role that FBI informants played in it. VOICEMAILS Ch. 10: The downsides of term limits - Jonathan from NY Ch. 11: Term Limits, congressional pay and corruption - Nick from California FINAL COMMENTS Ch. 12: Final comments on term limits and congressional pay MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions): Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr  Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent Activism Music: This Fickle World by Theo Bard (https://theobard.bandcamp.com/track/this-fickle-world) Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent SHOW IMAGE: Description: The U.S. Capitol building dome is outlined by a wooden gallows and a noose, which was erected on January 6th on the lawn of the Capitol by right-wing insurrectionists on January 6th, 2021. Credit: "Gallows V" by Tyler Merbler, Flickr | License | Changes: Slightly cropped   Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com

Reveal
Forever Wars

Reveal

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 51:41


Since 9/11, the power of the U.S. military has been felt around the world in the name of rooting out terrorism. But at what cost? From Fallujah in Iraq to tiny villages in Afghanistan and Yemen, Reveal reporter Anjali Kamat talks to three journalists about how America's so-called war on terror has shaped an entire generation.  Anand Gopal is a foreign journalist who traveled across the Afghan countryside, meeting with Taliban commanders and trying to understand how people understood the war. He says when U.S. President George W. Bush divided the world into those who are “with us” and those who are “with the terrorists,” it was an oversimplification and had tragic consequences for Afghanistan. Within months of the invasion, the Taliban wanted to surrender, but 9/11 was fresh and the U.S. said no. Instead, the military allied with anti-Taliban warlords and incentivized them to hunt down “terrorists.” Gopal says thousands of innocent people were arrested, tortured and killed – which only galvanized the Taliban and drew more recruits to their ranks.  To many Americans, Fallujah is remembered as the site of two brutal battles where many Americans died during the invasion of Iraq. But to journalist Feurat Alani, it's also his parents' hometown. While American TVs filled with images of the city as a jihadist stronghold, Alani knew it was a bustling city full of regular people whose lives would be forever changed by the invasion. Alani recounts precious memories of Fallujah, like swimming in the Euphrates River with his cousins and seeing football matches with his uncles. But after the invasion, his family fell apart and the city was reduced to rubble. The football stadium turned into a cemetery, and joyful moments there became somber walks through gravestones.    Finally, journalist and filmmaker Safa Al Ahmad talks about what America's post-9/11 wars have done to Yemen, where drone strikes became part of everyday life for civilians. Al Ahmad recounts what it felt like to ride in a pickup truck, wondering if she would be targeted as the sound of a drone buzzed overhead. She saw on the ground how the tactics of the war on terror in Yemen led to resentment and hostility among people whose lives were upended. While the 9/11 attacks happened 20 years ago, Al Ahmad says that for people in other places, bombings, airstrikes and drone attacks have never stopped. “They're still living the nightmare that people in New York lived for the day,” she says.

The John Batchelor Show
1674: Twenty years later without consensus in the land. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

The John Batchelor Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 9:55


Photo: Civil troubles, by Gustave Doré  CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Twenty years later without consensus in the land. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/9-11-september-eleventh-partisanship-political-polarization-2000-election-war-on-terror-11631131148?st=xn0zi2o6t3re0wz&reflink=article_gmail_share

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders
20 Years Of The War On Terror; Plus, Redemption For Mariah Carey's 'Glitter'

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 35:08


Sam talks to Washington Post security and terrorism reporter Souad Mekhennet about what the war on terror has—and hasn't—achieved in the two decades since 9/11. Plus, for its 20th anniversary, we look at the legacy of Mariah Carey's album Glitter with Texas Monthly senior editor Paula Mejia and Danielle Turchiano, senior features editor at Variety, to explore how culture and fandom have changed since the album's release. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

Radiolab
60 Words, 20 Years

Radiolab

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 69:27


It has now been 20 years since September 11th, 2001. So we're bringing you a Peabody Award-winning story from our archives about one sentence, written in the hours after the attacks, that has led to the longest war in U.S. history. We examine how just 60 words of legal language have blurred the line between war and peace. In the hours after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a lawyer sat down in front of a computer and started writing a legal justification for taking action against those responsible. The language that he drafted and that President George W. Bush signed into law - called the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) -  has at its heart one single sentence, 60 words long. Over the last decade, those 60 words have become the legal foundation for the "war on terror." In this collaboration with BuzzFeed, reporter Gregory Johnsen tells us the story of how this has come to be one of the most important, confusing, troubling sentences of the last two decades. We go into the meetings that took place in the chaotic days just after 9/11, speak with Congresswoman Barbara Lee and former Congressman Ron Dellums about the vote on the AUMF. We hear from former White House and State Department lawyers John Bellinger & Harold Koh. We learn how this legal language unleashed Guantanamo, Navy Seal raids and drone strikes. And we speak with journalist Daniel Klaidman, legal expert Benjamin Wittes and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine about how these words came to be interpreted, and what they mean for the future of war and peace. Finally, we check back in with Congresswoman Lee, and talk to Yale law professor and national security expert Oona Hathaway, about how to move on from the original sixty words. Original episode produced by Matt Kielty and Kelsey Padgett with original music by Dylan Keefe. Update reported and produced by Sarah Qari and Soren Wheeler. Special thanks to Brian Finucane. Support Radiolab by becoming a member today at Radiolab.org/donate.