We discuss the broader geopolitical ramifications of the September 11th terrorist attacks, including the attack on Afghanistan, the Global War on Terror, and the Western Military Alliance support for the terrorists; attack on Afghanistan prepared long before 9/11; Osama bin Laden an intelligence asset; Bushes, et.al., business partners with the bin Ladens; earlier history of Afghanistan before the Soviet intervention; Afghanistan becoming a modern nation; US imperialism the destroyer of countries; assassination of the leader of the Northern Alliance, Ahmad Shah Massoud; the cultivation of opium poppy; Afghanistan a major transport corridor for oil and gas; mineral resources; Islamic fundamentalism a strategy of US intelligence to indoctrinate and recruit jihadists; extension of al Qaeda worldwide; US losing control of Afghanistan and Pakistan to China; pre-emptive nuclear war doctrine.

Aired: September 18, 2019

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