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The Washington Post published that it has reviewed over 300 leaked documents posted online allegedly from the CIA and other intelligence agencies. The documents’ presence online prompted an investigation that led to the arrest on Thursday of a 21-year-old Air National Guardsman, Jack Teixeira.
This leak of Pentagon documents has given us a glimpse of how the U.S. government and some of its allies are viewing the current status of the U.S. & NATO proxy war in Ukraine. Reports continue to come out claiming that some of the documents are Russian disinformation, but the Pentagon has confirmed the authenticity of some of the documents. Whether they are fully authentic or not, the establishment has seized on the Pentagon leaks in order to push for more war.
Former CIA counter terrorism officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou joins us for this episode.
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About the Author
Rachel Hu is a journalist with “BreakThrough News,” a new independent media project, where she hosts the podcast “It’s Not You, It’s Capitalism.”
She is also a host on WBAI 99.5FM in NYC and has been an anti-war and anti-racist activist with the ANSWER Coalition for the last decade.
Rachel can be reached at: email@example.com.
Chris Garaffa has been an anti-imperialist and social justice organizer since joining the movement against the Iraq war in 2003.
Chris is a weekly guest on Sputnik Radio’s “By Any Means Necessary,” and co-hosts the podcast “The Reboot,” focusing on the intersection between technology and human rights.
Chris can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.