Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: America Yawns at Obama’s Latest Afghan Plans

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Anand Gopal Since 2008, Anand Gopal has reported from Afghanistan and broke the stories of the US night raids on civilians and secret prisons. He reacts to Obama’s new drawdown plans, and the passive reaction of American media and elected officials that some troops will remain until at least 2017. […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Killing Business: The Illegality and Immorality of Washington & the CIA

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Philip Giraldi On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent Guillermo is joined by former CIA officer and Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, Phil Giraldi. We discuss Giraldi’s latest article, “The Cognitive Dissonance of Spying,” and explore the post-9/11 “culture shift” within the CIA, the US government, and the country […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 37

Counterinsurgency & Concentration Camps Counterinsurgency is a military term used to describe a war against the population, or an “insurgency,” implicitly a counter-revolutionary strategy of “pacification” and domination. As one military planner explained, “the target is the people.” The history of counter-insurgency is a history of colonial empires, and in the late 19th century, a […]