Daniel Ellsberg: Our President Is Deceiving the American Public

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Democracy Now!
March 30, 2010

“Our President Is Deceiving the American Public”: Pentagon Papers Whistleblower on President Obama and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

We are joined by a man who played a major role in efforts to end the Vietnam War in the 1970s. In 1971, the then-RAND Corporation analyst Daniel Ellsberg leaked to the media what became known as the Pentagon Papers, a 7,000-page classified history outlining the true extent of US involvement in Vietnam. After avoiding a life sentence on espionage charges, Daniel Ellsberg has continued to speak out against US militarism until the present day. [includes rush transcript]

(starts at 40:52)

via “Our President Is Deceiving the American Public”: Pentagon Papers Whistleblower on President Obama and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

ThisBoyTV
March 30, 2010

Daniel Ellsberg: Our President Is Deceiving the American Public Pt 1

Part 2:

Part II of our conversation with Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg. He speaks on the under-reported leaked memos of US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, US Policy on Iran, and more.

In 1971, the then-RAND Corporation analyst Daniel Ellsberg leaked to the media what became known as the Pentagon Papers, a 7,000-page classified history outlining the true extent of US involvement in Vietnam. He’s calling for a new whistleblower to come forward today.

via Part II: Daniel Ellsberg on US Foreign Policy

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President Obama’s Flawed Premises in Afghanistan

President Obama’s Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

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NATO Tries to Silence a Truth-Teller in Afghanistan After Killing Pregnant Women by Derrick Crowe

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