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The US Is Empowering Nazis in Ukraine

July 12, 2018

The United States is helping Ukrainian neo-Nazis fight against Russia. Ex-Bush administration official turned whistleblower Larry Wilkerson warns this is the most dangerous kind of “the enemy of the enemy is my friend” politics. Ben Norton reports

Is Europe’s New Military ‘Intervention Force’ a Message to Trump?

June 27, 2018

Nine European Union states have signed off on creating a new joint military intervention force. We speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell

Wilkerson: Don’t Trust Trump, Bolton to Deliver US-North Korea Peace

June 21, 2018

The US has suspended war games as part of Trump’s commitment in Singapore, but his administration can’t be trusted to deliver a comprehensive denuclearization deal with North Korea, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Col. Wilkerson on Korean Peace: ‘We’ve Been Here Before,’ But it Fell Apart

May 1, 2018

Over the past 20 years or so there have been several opportunities for peace between North and South Korea, but each time it fell apart because of stumbling blocks on both the North Korean and the US side, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

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’

Col. Wilkerson: Trump’s N. Korea Diplomacy ‘Absurd’

February 26, 2018

By refusing to engage in diplomacy with North Korea, the Trump administration could be leading South Korea to break away from its strategic alliance with the U.S., says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

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.”

Paul Jay talks with Larry Wilkerson

November 25, 2017
Paul Jay talks with Larry Wilkerson, Part 3

Most of Congress ‘Likes War’ and Opposes Ending US Support for Saudi War in Yemen

November 7, 2017

Several members of Congress have introduced legislation to invoke the War Powers Act with an aim to shut down US support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but the resolution will not pass because the vast majority in Congress doesn’t oppose war explains Col. Larry Wilkerson