Shows featuring Aram Roston

  • "The Man Who Conned the Pentagon" Securityweb
    In December 2003, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge warned of "near-term attacks that could either rival or exceed what we experienced on September 11." He claimed the information came from "credible sources." But a new report in the latest issue of Playboy by investigative journalist Aram...
    December 28, 2009 | Story
  • As US Ambassador Casts Doubt on Troop Increase in Afghanistan, New Report Reveals US Indirectly Funding the Taliban Taliban-ben-web
    In a last-minute dissent ahead of a critical war cabinet meeting on escalating the Afghan war, US Ambassador Karl Eikenberry has cast doubt on a troop escalation until the Afghan government can address corruption and other internal problems. Meanwhile, a report reveals how the US government is financing the very same insurgent...
    November 12, 2009 | Story
  • "The Man Who Pushed America to War"–Aram Roston on "The Extraordinary Life, Adventures and Obsessions of Ahmad Chalabi" Chalabiweb
    As the war in Iraq enters its sixth year, we take a look at The Man Who Pushed America to War. That’s the title of a new book about Ahmed Chalabi, the Iraqi exile who helped drum up pre-war claims that Saddam Hussein was developing weapons of mass destruction and had links to al-Qaeda. We speak with author Aram Roston about Chalabi’s past, his close ties to the US government, his role...
    March 26, 2008 | Story