Gareth Porter on Vietnam and Iran

May 25, 2014

Gareth Porter joins us to discuss the history of the Vietnam War and the Iranian nuclear program.

Gareth Porter is an independent investigative journalist and historian  who specializes in U.S. national security policy. He is the author of Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare,  published by Just World Books in February 2014. He writes regularly for IPS and has also published investigative articles on, the Nation, the American Prospect, Truthout and The Raw Story. His blogs have been published on Huffington Post, Firedoglake, Counterpunch and many other websites. Porter was Saigon bureau chief of Dispatch News Service International in 1971 and later reported on trips to Southeast Asia for The Guardian, Asian Wall Street Journal and Pacific News  Service. He is also the author of four books on the Vietnam War and the political system of Vietnam. He has taught Southeast Asian politics and international studies at American University, City College of New York and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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