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(2016/07/26) Remember the Iraq War? (Foreign Policy)

July 26, 201674 min
Edition #1031 Today we reminisce about the origins of the Iraq war brought back to the fore by the Chilcot Report coming out of the UK that took seven years and thousands of pages to tell us a lot of things some of us already knew  Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Beating the drums of war montage - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 7-6-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Rock'n Me - Steve Miller Band Ch. 4: Act 2: Stephen Zunes on the story we tell ourselves about the Iraq war - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-26-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: People say - Portugal. The Man Ch. 6: Act 3: What you need to know about the Chilcot Report - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 7-6-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: White People for Peace - Against Me! Ch. 8: Act 4: Tariq Ali on Chilcot Iraq Report: Tony Blair is War Criminal for Pushing Us into Illegal War - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-06-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Masters of War - Bob Dylan Ch. 10: Act 5: Corbyn: Iraq War a Terrible Decision 'Launched on a False Pretext' - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 07-13-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: WMD - Blow Up Hollywood Ch. 12: Act 6: Finally - PROOF The Bush Administration LIED About Iraq's WMDs - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-09-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Handlebars - Flobots Ch. 14: Act 7: Tariq Ramadan: Iraq War Waged for U.S. Economic Interests Has Destabilized All of Middle East - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 07-06-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: Everybody's Gone To War - Nerina Pallot Ch. 16: Act 8: The manipulation of intelligence leading up to the war - Le Show w @TheHarryShearer - Air Date 7-17-16 Ch. 17: Song 8: Trillion Dollar Bargain - Le Show Ch. 18: Act 9: "We Will Prevail": Three Words, Three American Presidents & An Endless War in Iraq - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 04-08-16 Voicemails Ch. 19: Understanding why the Dallas shooter did what he did - V from Central New York Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 20: Final comments on the toxicity of getting high on your candidate of choice Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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