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with Abby Martin
teleSUR English on Dec 11, 2015
Abby Martin interviews retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former national security advisor to the Reagan administration, who spent years as an assistant to Secretary of State Colin Powell during both Bush administrations. Today, he is honest about the unfixable corruption inside the establishment and the corporate interests driving foreign policy.
Hear a rare insider’s view of what interests are behind U.S. wars, the manipulation of intelligence, the intertwining of the military and corporate world, and why the U.S. Empire is doomed.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2016
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Chris Hedges and Vijay Prashad: The Militarism of US Diplomacy
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John Pilger: It is the West that Created this Monster
Why Does the Government of The United States Hate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad With Such Passion? by William Blum
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Abby Martin: The Rise of History’s Biggest Empire
Chris Hedges: Nobody Wants the Wars in Iraq or Afghanistan Except Raytheon, Halliburton, Northrop Grumman
The Looming Collapse of the American Empire by Chris Hedges