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What’s Going On with Trump’s International Policy?

Stephen Kinzer talks in-depth about the latest on the US foreign affairs of the Trump administration, from withdrawing US troops from Syria, to the U.S. recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president of Venezuela, to the U.S. announcing plans to withdraw from a corner stone nuclear non-proliferation treaty.

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The Shameful History of US Intervention in Latin America

National Security Adviser John Bolton raised a yellow warning flag about American military intervention. Or, anyway, a yellow legal pad, which he carried into a White House press briefing conspicuously displaying a single provocative notation: “5,000 troops to Colombia.” Should the US invade Venezuela, it would be the latest in a long history of meddling in Latin American countries, including Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Argentina, Haiti, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Grenada and Uruguay.

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Podcast discussing media coverage of the Syrian war - From 'Media Matters' on WNYC

Podcast discussing media coverage of the Syrian war – From ‘Media Matters’ on WNYC

Last week, President Trump ordered the firing of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Syria in retaliation against the chemical attack allegedly committed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad against his own people. The coverage of the strikes appeared to present a stark choice between good and evil, rather than a Gordian knot of geopolitics, regional politics, […]

Stephen Kinzer on "Trending Globally" Podcast

Stephen Kinzer on “Trending Globally” Podcast

Stephen Kinzer reads an excerpt from his new book, The True Flag, and discusses American imperialism today and yesterday.