In todays video, I conducted interview with Kelly Vlahos, of the Quincy Institute For Responsible Statecraft. We spoke about the Media's role in starting and continuing the Iraq War and other conflicts after the Iraq War. We also touched on how the Media machine works, hiring ex-generals, lazy journalism and access.
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BIO - Kelley Beaucar Vlahos comes to QI from The American Conservative, where for the last three years she served as the magazine’s executive editor. Before joining TAC in 2017, Vlahos served as a contributing editor to the magazine, reporting and publishing regular articles on US war policy, civil liberties, foreign policy, veterans, and Washington politics since 2007. She also organized the magazine’s major annual foreign policy conference for the last three years. Prior to that, Vlahos was director of social media and a digital editor at WTOP News in Washington, DC from 2013 to 2017. She spent 15 years as an online political reporter for FOX News at the channel’s Washington D.C. bureau, as well as Washington correspondent for Homeland Security Today magazine. She is on the board of PublicSquare.net, a non-profit media project promoting informed Left-Right debate. Her recent media appearances include C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Tucker Carlson Tonight, NPR’s 1A, POTUS on Sirius XM, and Al Jazeera. Before moving to the nation’s capital, Vlahos earned her degree in Journalism-Mass Media at Central Connecticut State University and worked her way through local and regional newspapers in her home state of Connecticut, including The New Britain Herald and The Torrington Register Citizen. She is co-host of the Crashing the War Party podcast with Daniel Larison.
US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike This article is more than 14 years old US expresses regret for deaths last August but blames Taliban for taking position near village Matthew Weaver and agencies Thu 9 Oct 2008 The Guardian
U.S. confirms 13 civilian deaths in Afghan raid U.S. military airstrikes in western Afghanistan killed 13 Afghan civilians and only three militants, the U.S. said Saturday, three days after an American general traveled to the site to investigate NBC Feb. 21, 2009
"I am often asked why we are in Iraq when Saddam Hussein was not responsible for the 9/11 attacks. The answer is that the regime of Saddam Hussein was a clear threat. My administration, the Congress, and the United Nations saw the threat, and after 9/11, Saddam's regime posed a risk that the world could not afford to take. The world is safer because Saddam Hussein is no longer in power." SEPT. 11, 2001-2006; Remarks By Mr. Bush Sept. 12, 2006 NYT
CIA’s final report: No WMD found in Iraq In his final report, the CIA’s top weapons inspector in Iraq said Monday that the hunt for weapons of mass destruction has gone “as far as feasible” and has found nothing NBC April 26, 2005
Bush admits there were no WMDs in IRAQ and no link to 911 YT Clip "part of the reason we went into Iraq was the main reason we went under direct at the time was we thought he had weapons of mass destruction it turns out he didn't but he had the capacity to make weapons...
Biden’s winning the Afghan messaging By ALEXANDER WARD and QUINT FORGEY 09/13/2021 Politico (Sponsored by Lockheed Martin)
“The FBI Called Me”: Meet Aric Toler, the Bellingcat Sleuth Who Helped The New York Times Find Suspected Pentagon Leaker Jack Teixeira The Times publicly identified the man believed to have leaked intelligence documents before law enforcement did. Toler helped the paper’s Visual Investigations team—and dodged a meeting with the FBI. “They’re probably listening to me right now,” he said. BY CHARLOTTE KLEIN APRIL 18, 2023 Vanity Fair
John Kerry Leaked Tape Min 25 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4phB-_pXDM
Quote in written form - https://www.truthovercomfort.co.uk/post/the-management-of-savagery-by-max-blumenthal