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Robert Parry on WikiLeaks, AfPak War

Journalist Robert Parry of returns to comment on the 92,000 classified documents released by WikiLeaks. Parry says the doc dump confirms Bush’s failures in Afghanistan were caused by the rush to invade Iraq, and that Obama has compounded the errors by modeling the escalation in Afghanistan on the myth of the “surge” in Iraq. We also talk about Pakistan’s role in supporting the Taliban against the US, and call Pvt. Bradley Manning a hero for releasing the documents. Read Parry’s article referenced in the interview here.