#1031 Remember the Iraq War? (Foreign Policy)

Air Date: 07-26-2016

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Today we reminisce about the origins of the Iraq war brought back to the fore by the Chilcot Report coming out of the UK that took seven years and thousands of pages to tell us a lot of things some of us already knew

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Beating the drums of war montage - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 7-6-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Rock'n Me - Steve Miller Band

Ch. 4: Act 2: Stephen Zunes on the story we tell ourselves about the Iraq war - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-26-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: People say - Portugal. The Man

Ch. 6: Act 3: What you need to know about the Chilcot Report - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 7-6-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: White People for Peace - Against Me!

Ch. 8: Act 4: Tariq Ali on Chilcot Iraq Report: Tony Blair is War Criminal for Pushing Us into Illegal War - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-06-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Masters of War - Bob Dylan

Ch. 10: Act 5: Corbyn: Iraq War a Terrible Decision 'Launched on a False Pretext' - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 07-13-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: WMD - Blow Up Hollywood

Ch. 12: Act 6: Finally - PROOF The Bush Administration LIED About Iraq's WMDs - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-09-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Handlebars - Flobots

Ch. 14: Act 7: Tariq Ramadan: Iraq War Waged for U.S. Economic Interests Has Destabilized All of Middle East - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 07-06-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: Everybody's Gone To War - Nerina Pallot

Ch. 16: Act 8: The manipulation of intelligence leading up to the war - Le Show w @TheHarryShearer - Air Date 7-17-16

Ch. 17: Song 8: Trillion Dollar Bargain - Le Show

Ch. 18: Act 9: "We Will Prevail": Three Words, Three American Presidents & An Endless War in Iraq - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 04-08-16


Ch. 19: Understanding why the Dallas shooter did what he did - V from Central New York

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments on the toxicity of getting high on your candidate of choice

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • Alan Wegener
    commented 2016-08-02 12:45:40 -0400
    Loved the opening – blended with Steve Miller. Nicely done!
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