Unlike Chris Kyle, Here is an American Sniper We Can Call ‘Hero’

I had just seen the film American Sniper, the revisionist history popcorn propaganda piece of myth making and nationalistic war porn being sold to us by Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, and screenwriter Jason Hall an apolitical character study. I wanted to talk with an actual American Sniper, and Garett was generous enough to pick up the phone.

Is ISIS In Iraq a Matter of Chickens Coming Home To Roost

How do you get someone - in this case the Sunnis - to cooperate rather than fight when they have been systematically persecuted by the Shiite al-Maliki regime? How do you expect the Sunnis to agree to participate in a "national unity government" if they are being bombed by those who they are supposed to come together in unity with?

In Iraq, The U.S. is The Problem, not the Solution

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/1MT1VedmXA4 The oil rich country of Iraq is facing a possible collapse. Again. Sunni militants, largely shut out of the new government installed by the U.S. after our illegally invasion and occupation are overtaking large parts of Iraq in a quickly developing story. U.S. foreign policy seems to lack the imagination [...]

Does the U.S. have a moral obligation to Iraqis? With regard to ISIS, what to do?

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/7rgsAj3fuIk Lila Garrett with Dennis Trainor, Jr in part one of Acronym TV this week. ~Topics Discussed ~ ISIS in Iraq, Barack Obama as a War President, The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Litigating the past and planning for the future, The sitcom All in the Family (and what would Meathead and [...]

Does the U.S. have a moral obligation to Iraqis? With regard to ISIS, what to do?

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/7rgsAj3fuIk Lila Garrett with Dennis Trainor, Jr in part one of Acronym TV this week. ~Topics Discussed ~ ISIS in Iraq, Barack Obama as a War President, The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Litigating the past and planning for the future, The sitcom All in the Family (and what would Meathead and [...]

The ISIS War in Iraq Has Roots Much Deeper Than Sectarian Violence | Mnar Muhawesh Interview

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/6Hssw8pMw9s Joining Dennis on the show today to make sense of all this is Mnar Muhawesh. She is the founder, CEO and editor in chief of Mint Press News, and also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media and journalism start-ups. Episode breakdown| As the world watches Iraq quickly [...]