Air Date: 1–18-2020
Today we take a look at The Afghanistan Papers which reveal in stark detail much of what the anti-war movement has known or strongly suspected since the beginning. Going beyond the scope of The Pentagon Papers of the Vietnam War era, The Afghanistan Papers feature interviews and documentation from top-ranking officials admitting from the start that they had no idea what they were doing in Afghanistan.
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Breaking the news of The Afghanistan Papers
Bob Garfield talks with Craig Whitlock about the Afghanistan Papers and the comparison to the Pentagon Papers.
Marc Steiner talks with Danny Sjursen about the lies of war and the lack of accountability for leadership.
Brian talks with Craig Whitlock about the Afghanistan Papers and the history of the endless war on terror.
Michael Brooks breaks down the history of the modern military establishment.
Spenser and Mike bring context to the Afghanistan Papers and delve into the history of the endless war.
An in-depth discussion of the history and corruption of the Afghanistan war.
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Ch. 9: Balancing policy and identity - Pat from Chicago
Ch. 10: Final comments on making diversity part of our process of learning and growing
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Algea Trio - Algea Fields
- Cases to Rest - Bodytonic
- Waltz and Fury - Macrame
- Tar and Spackle - Plaster
- Beast on the Soil - Desert Orchard
- God's Playground - Nathanael Christy
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
"Afghanistan War Anniversary", Jayel Aheram on Flickr / License / Changes: Zoomed in and cropped
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