Thursday, 17 January 2013

Get the Hell out of the Middle East

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Israeli Elections, Bradley Manning Updates and CIA Infiltration of US Media.

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin highlights former US Senator James Abourezk for his suggestion that the best foreign policy the US can have is to "get the hell out of the Middle East". Abby then calls out Rachel Abrams of the Emergency Committee for Israel, for her blatant hypocrisy and despicable characterization of Palestinians as "savage animals". Next, Abby interviews Youssef Munayer, Executive Director of The Jerusalem Fund, about the upcoming Israeli elections and the implications they have on the greater Middle East. Abby then talks to journalist and legal researcher, Alexa Obrien, about the latest news regarding the Bradley Manning trail. BTS wraps up the show with a look at America's history of government infiltration in news media citing the CIA's secret cold-war program dubbed Operation Mockingbird.

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