Middle East

Leaked Report: Western Arms Are Essential to Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen

Leaked Report: Western Arms Are Essential to Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen

April 24, 2019

A French intelligence report reveals that Saudi Arabia and UAE depend on Western support for their war in Yemen. Just Foreign Policy co-director Hassan El-Tayyab speaks about the report and the need to override Trump’s veto of the Yemen War Powers resolution

Trump's Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

April 22, 2019

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our international position

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History - Jay and Curry

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and Curry

April 21, 2019

The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump’s regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling – former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman

Pompeo is "Setting the Stage for a War with Iran"

Pompeo is “Setting the Stage for a War with Iran”

April 17, 2019

In recent congressional testimony, Sec. of State Pompeo linked Iran to al Qaeda and 9/11 and would not say whether he would apply the 2001 war authorization (AUMF) to Iran. Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the implications

Netanyahu's Brilliant Election Strategy Overcomes Corruption Indictments

Netanyahu's Brilliant Election Strategy Overcomes Corruption Indictments

April 10, 2019
Shir Hever and Lia Tarachansky discuss the continuing rise of the far-right in Israel and the future of the Israeli state following Netanyahu’s probable reelection
Netanyahu's Proposal to Annex West Bank Kills Delusion About Two-State Solution

Netanyahu’s Proposal to Annex West Bank Kills Delusion About Two-State Solution

April 9, 2019

Rabbi Mivasair discusses the implications of Netanyahu’s probable reelection and his last-ditch effort to appease the far-right in Israel, by declaring his willingness to annex the West Bank

US Complicit in War Crimes in Yemen (Pt 1/2)

US Complicit in War Crimes in Yemen

April 9, 2019
Three out of five weapons used in Yemen are supplied by the US says Andrew Feinstein, the author of Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade
Who’s the Real Terrorists? Trump Intensifies Economic War Against Iran

Who Are the Real Terrorists? Trump Intensifies Economic War Against Iran

April 8, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared the Iranian Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization on Monday, upping the economic war against Iran, the rift with Europe and China, and preparing conditions for a “military option” – Col. Larry Wilkerson joins Paul Jay