John Kerry

Patrick Cockburn: U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Pakistan enable Islamic extremists

KPFA Evening News, 09.14.2013

Patrick Cockburn, the London Independent's Iraq correspondent, author of "The Jihadis Return: ISIS AND THE NEW SUNNI UPRISING," says that without U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, there would have been no Bin Laden, no Al-Qaeda, and no 09/11. And, that Syria's popular uprising of 2011 was quickly dominated by money and weapons transfers from Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States. 


John Kerry and Security Council silent on Rwanda backing M23 in Congo


John Kerry addressing the Security Council session on the Great Lakes Region of Africa, 07.25.2013 KPFA Evening News, 07.27.2013

On Thursday, 07.25.2013, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry led a special UN Security Council session, on the Great Lakes Region and the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but failed to name Rwanda as the aggressor behind the M23 militia. On Friday, the next day, the UN awarded $400 million in aid to Rwanda.   


Bruce Dixon on Susan Rice, Africa, and the Black leadership elite

Bruce Dixon, Managing Editor, Black Agenda Report


KPFA Evening News, 01.06.2012

Bruce Dixon, Managing Editor of the Black Agenda Report, and author of "Did Bloody Hands, Not Black Womanhood Sink Susan Rice Nomination?," spoke to KPFA about UN Ambassador Susan Rice's withdrawal from consideration to become President Obama's next Secretary of State.


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