Introduction In the mainstream view, al-Qaeda did not play a role in the Syria conflict until Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dispatched his deputy, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, to Syria in August 2011 to establish a wing of the group there, called...
New Russiagate Whistleblower Exposes Stefan Halper’s Role in Firing Mike Flynn
On FPF #530, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the new Russiagate Whistleblower Steven P. Schrage. Schrage is a former student of Stefan Halper and set up the event was Halper first met Carter Page. The Page/Halper meeting is suspected of helping generate the...
Flynn-Kislyak Call Transcript Released
As we already knew, the bad part is him trying to get Russia to veto the UNSC Israel-Palestine resolution. The part about the sanctions and avoiding "tough guy" "tit-for-tat" escalation of tensions over Obama's sanctions was perfectly fine if not heroic.
Trump Doubles Down on Ineffective Sanctions
On FPF #498. I discuss Trump's foreign policy strategy of using sanctions to deal with any international issue. Trump has sanctioned several countries, including Russia, China, Iraq, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, and Myanmar. For others - North Korea, Venezuela, and Iran - he...
5/15/20 Dave Smith Interviews Scott About Obamagate
Listen to Scott's latest appearance on Dave Smith's Part of the Problem, where they discuss Mike Flynn, "Russiagate," "Obamagate," and other recent political developments. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0WgH4fqdHo
Russiagate: Judge Takes Rare Step in Flynn’s Trial guest Will Porter
Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to explain a rare move the judge made in Mike Flynn's case. The Justice Department has recommended that charges be dropped against Flynn. However, the judge has now appointed a 'third party' to come argue the case against...
Krystal and Saager Interview Matt Taibbi On The FBI Setup of General Mike Flynn
Author and Reporter for Rolling Stone, Matt Taibbi shares insight on newly released documents about the government's handling of Michael Flynn's case and, "Russiagate." https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=460&v=1ppMzbmJQhY&feature=emb_logo
FPF #294 – Russiagate & Syria
On FPF #294, I discuss new updates in the Russiagate conspiracy theory and Syria. New information reveals Gen Flynn's trip to Russia in 2015 was in accordance with US intelligence. A court document shows an associate of John McCain gave he Steele Dossier to BuzzFeed...
FPF #211 – Russiagate: The Indictments guests Joanne Leon & Dan Wright
On FPF #211, Joanne Leon and Dan Wright join the show for the first in a three-part series covering the many claims that Russia colluded with the Trump campaign to win the 2016 election. In part one, Joanne and Dan break down the indictments of Flynn, Manafort/Gates,...
The Antiwar Comic: The One Way Debate
Surprisingly nice comments on this one in imgur calling it nuanced. Perhaps they were being ironic? I don't know. This is all I hear when I try to discuss these things. For more comics visit The Webcomic Factory.
12/20/16 Jim Lobe on Trump’s political appointments and the future of US foreign policy
Jim Lobe, a veteran journalist and founder of Lobelog.com, discusses the wacky, conspiratorial worldview of Trump's national security adviser Michael T. Flynn; the relatively level-headed secretary of defense nominee James "Mad Dog" Mattis; and how a Trump...
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