Prof. Juan Cole of the University of Michigan and journalist Bob Parry join me for two wide-ranging conversations on recent foreign policy developments, including Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine.
Peter Van Buren, who is holding on to his job at the State Department, talks about his incredible new book about his year in Iraq, We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People.
Shahid Buttar of Bill of Rights Defense Committee on the Occupy protests and the Bill of Rights; Jason Leopold on CIA official Glenn Carle’s revelation–he was ordered to torture an innocent Afghan; Katherine Gallagher of Center for Constitutional Rights on efforts to bring George W. Bush to justice.
James Gilligan, NYU Prof. of Psychiatry and author, Why Some Politicians Are More Dangerous Than Others; Joe Carson, engineer and whistleblower, asks you to sign White House petition; Will Durst is tired of Republican presidential debates, and, he sez, so are the candidates.
Former FBI-CIA Agent Nada Prouty joins us in an exclusive Boiling Frogs interview–co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds– to discuss her journey from Lebanon to the United States, her sham marriage to obtain US citizenship, what motivated her to join the FBI counterterrorism unit, and why she left the FBI to join the CIA.
Journalist Joe Lauria talks about the bizarre, alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to Washington, and his exclusive report for Boiling Frogs Post. Filmmaker Jeff Warrick talks about his new documentary, Programming the Nation.
Bill Bergman joins us to discuss compelling financial irregularities and cases involving pre-9/11 money transfers, suspicious activity reporting, and informed securities trading, all of which remain uninvestigated and unanswered to date. This is the latest instalment in the Boiling Frogs interview series, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.
Aldous Tyler is ready to file as Democratic challenger to Obama in New Hampshire primary; Catherine Austin Fitts served at HUD in Bush I, and has lots to say about the mortgage bubble, the drug war, John Perkins and 9/11. She speaks in Mill Valley on October 27.
Columbia economist Jeffrey D. Sachs talks about our economic mess and his brilliant new book, The Price of Civilization; attorney Rachel Meeropol from Center for Constitutional Rights talks about the torture of condemned prisoners held in solitary for years.
Podcast 300….woo-hoo!! PBC opens with a report on the October 8 incident at the museum, blamed on October 2011 protesters, but actually caused by a provocateur from a right wing tabloid; Mike Miller, author of the memoir How High Can a Guy Stoop? and our film reviewer Gary Chew swap stories from their early daze […]