Newsbud Report with Peter B. Collins: Episode 4

From the Orlando Shooting to “Dissent Memo” on the Syrian War In the latest Newsbud Report, we look at how the Orlando shootings are driving media and politics; we talk with abandoned CIA officer Sabrina de Sousa about her impending extradition to Italy; State Department veteran Peter van Buren comments on the “dissent memo” urging […]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: If You Wanted to Join Islamic State Jihad…

Peter B. Collins Presents Peter van Buren Our guest maxed out on the scary stories of the Islamic State using social media to recruit Americans to fight in Syria, so he decided to check out the action, knowing the risk of a visit from Big Brother. In this often-humorous exchange, Peter van Buren found some […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Mission Accomplished?! Iraq Crisis Continues with Latest US-Trained Boogeymen

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Peter Van Buren On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Peter Van Buren, State Department whistleblower, and author of the books We Meant Well: How I Helped Lost the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, and Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 […]

Processing Distortion: “Secretary of State John Kerry’s High Mileage Mediocrity”

Peter B. Collins Presents Peter van Buren Peter Van Buren was drummed out of the State Department after publication of his book about the millions of dollars squandered on rebuilding Iraq. He comments on similar efforts underway in Afghanistan, and that only one member of Congress met with him about his Iraq reports: retired Rep. […]

Leaking War

How Obama’s Targeted Killings, Leaks, and the Everything-is-Classified State Have Fused By Peter Van Buren White is black and down is up. Leaks that favor the president are shoveled out regardless of national security, while national security is twisted to pummel leaks that do not favor him. Watching their boss, bureaucrats act on their own, […]

Podcast Show #79

The Boiling Frogs Presents Peter Van Buren This is Part VII of our interview series on the Makings of a Police State. You can listen to previous segments here. Peter Van Buren joins us to discuss the Obama administration’s unprecedented persecution and prosecution of government whistleblowers, and how the has already charged more people under […]