MyCatbirdSeat on Mar 16, 2014
This first American National Summit was held at the National Press Club by The Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policies, the Council for the National Interest, the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, and If Americans Knew.
GARETH PORTER: The “manufactured crisis” and drive for U.S./Israel military actions against Iran. Does Israel and its lobby exercise too much influence on U.S. decisions to wage war in the Middle East?
Gareth Porter, an investigative historian and journalist specialising in U.S. national security policy, received the UK-based Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S. war in Afghanistan. His new book “Manufactured Crisis: the Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare”, was published Feb. 14.