Wednesday, April 7, 2004

  • Battles Rage Across Iraq As U.S. Comes Face To Face With a Unified Armed Resistance


    Resistance to the U.S. occupation in Iraq intensified for a fourth day in cities and town across Iraq bringing the death toll to at least 20 U.S. soldiers and over 150 Iraqis. Hundreds more have been wounded. We go to Iraq to get a report from the ground from Aaron Glantz of Free Speech Radio News and Pratap Chatterjee of [includes rush transcript]

  • The Roots of Resistance: Why The U.S. Faces a Joint Shia, Sunni Uprising in Iraq


    A nightmare situation for the U.S. is beginning to emerge with Sunni and Shiite Muslims joining together for the first time to oppose the US occupation. We speak with author and Voices in the Wilderness founder Milan Rai about the causes for armed resistance from both Sunni and Shia Iraqis across the country. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Other War: Pentagon’s Own Report On Afghanistan Invasion Blasts U.S. War Strategy


    A report commissioned by the Pentagon on the invasion of Afghanistan was turned away after it concluded there was a wide gap between how the White House represented the war and what was actually taking place. We speak with the New Yorker’s Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh who says, "It’s a great trifecta for this administration. In three-and-a-half years of office, we have destroyed Afghanistan, destroyed Iraq and we are in the process of destroying the UN too." [includes rush transcript]

  • Witnesses: U.S. Special Forces Trained and Armed Haitian Anti-Aristide Paramilitaries in D.R.


    As Colin Powell returns from his one-day visit to Haiti, we speak with criminal justice professor Dr. Luis Barrios about his trip to the Dominican Republic where he says lawyers, journalists, and Dominican soldiers all claim 200 U.S. Special Forces were in the country to train the so-called Haitian rebel forces before going into Haiti to depose Aristide. [includes rush transcript]

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