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In the third and final part of his interview to Pepe Escobar, investigative historian and military policy analyst Gareth Porter discusses the absence of a true, national debate about the invasion and occupation of Iraq; why less investment in an unpopular war would not necessarily translate into more investment inside the US; and why the US has not seen the rise of a nationwide anti-war movement. (Jointly produced by IPS/TRNN/AP Video)

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Gareth Porter is a historian and investigative journalist on US foreign and military policy analyst. He writes regularly for Inter Press Service on US policy towards Iraq and Iran. Author of four books, the latest of which is Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam.