Colin Powell

15 Years of Mass Destruction in Iraq

March 20, 2018

On the 15th anniversary of “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin and scholar Sabah Alnasseri discuss the war that killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians and more than 4,500 American troops–and that changed Iraq and the Middle East forever

Is the US Ramping Up Its Military Presence in Syria and Planning to Attack Iran?

March 5, 2018

Col. Larry Wilkerson speaking at the National Press Club the day before the official AIPAC Conference. The alternative conference was titled: ‘U.S.-Israel Relations and Middle East Policy’

Wilkerson: From Trump Parade to Budget, There’s ‘Too Much Military’

February 12, 2018

As President Trump requests a military parade, Congress has approved a new budget that increases military spending to record levels. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says that from Trump’s cabinet on down, there is “too much military.”

Wilkerson: On Iran, Trump Follows the Iraq War Playbook

February 6, 2018

Fifteen years after he helped write the Colin Powell speech that made the false case for war on Iraq, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says Trump is following a similar path on Iran — with the main difference being that the outcome now could “be significantly worse”

If We Remain Predators, the Planet Will Cast Us Off – Lawrence Wilkerson on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)

May 12, 2014

Col. Wilkerson says the United States and China must stop the arms buildup and solve the climate change crisis or humans may not have a future on this planet

Why I Decided to Blow the Whistle on the NSA

March 24, 2014

NSA whistleblower Russ Tice describes his evolution from being a staunch believer in the mission of the NSA to being the first insider to expose how the surveillance state disregarded Americans’ fourth amendment rights

Reality Asserts Itself - Gareth Porter

March 17, 2014
Mr. Porter tells Paul Jay about his new book “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare”

Karzai Justified in Refusal of Bilateral Security Agreement

February 17, 2014

Larry Wilkerson: Afghan President Hamid Karzai is justified in his refusal to accept the terms of the bilateral security agreement, which would keep ten bases under US control and grant troops immunity

The Most Sought After Chess Piece

August 29, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: With Saudi Arabia heavily funding the opposition and Iran backing Assad, the Syrian civil war has spiraled into a global struggle for power with the potential for greater catastrophe