The Audacity of Nope: Obama’s Failure to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/oJrfntj3Lf4 Jason Leopold, in the clip from the full-length Acronym TV episode, How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison, discusses the Obstacles President Obama faces in keeping his campaign promise to restore habeas corpus, shut down Guantanamo Prison, and restore America’s moral stature in the world. If President Obama’s true [...]

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 [...]

Obama’s Drones Made Simple

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZaGDUGXaa8 Before the 2012 election, Obama told John Stewart of The Daily Show: “one of the things we’ve got to do is put a legal architecture in place, and we need Congressional help in order to do that, to make sure that not only am I reined in but any president is reined [...]