Vijay Prashad: The Democratic Party and the War Machine

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theAnalysis-news on Dec 18, 2020

The roots of the Democratic Party’s foreign policy are found in WWII, the atomic bombing of Japan and militarization during the Cold War. Biden supported the Iraq War but fought for the nuclear agreement with Iran. What should we expect from his administration? Vijay Prashad joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.

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See also:

Washington Bullets, by Vijay Prashad

From the archives:

John Pilger: The New Cold War With China, American Exceptionalism, Biden’s Victory and Covid-19

Abby Martin: Biden’s Scary Foreign Policy Picks

America’s Role as the Imperial Core is What’s Causing the Growing Misery, by Rainer Shea

America’s Sick Priorities, by Finian Cunningham

I agree with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Foreign Bases, by David Swanson

NATO Craving Conflict, by Finian Cunningham

Biden’s Actions So Far Would Have Ye Olde Resistance in the Streets If He Were Republican, by David Swanson

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“We Will Coup Whoever We Want”: U.S. Empire’s Mask Slips Off, by Rainer Shea

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  13. Hmm. At the time of WWI, the public was very against US entry, and Democrat (and KKK supporter) Woodrow Wilson campaigned on keeping the US out of the war, all the while figuring out how to get the US into the war. http://www.creelcommission.com But, yes, the atomic war was the extension of propaganda into WWII.

  14. This discussion between Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay is one of the more excellent examinations of destructive American militarism this observer has seen in some considerable time.. Thank you for sharing, Dandelion Salad …

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