Gareth Porter

Bush Refuses to Allow Iraqi Civil War to End

Historian and journalist Gareth Porter discusses Moqtada al Sadr’s outreach to the Sunnis and the Bush administrations insistence in backing the Iran factions instead and Dick Cheney’s determination to have a war with Iran whether Bush wants one or not.

MP3 here.

Gareth Porter is a historian. His latest book is Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam (University of California Press).

Author: Scott Horton

Scott Horton is editorial director of Antiwar.com, director of the Libertarian Institute, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.