Ep. 5609 – Gareth Porter on the Media’s Misleading Portrayal of the Taliban – 10/01/21
Gareth Porter joined Scott on Antiwar Radio to discuss his recent piece at the Gray Zone about the dishonest ways the media has covered the Taliban.
Corporate media stirred global terror hysteria to push postwar hostility toward new Afghan govt
Both Scott and Porter agree that the Taliban are not to be considered the good guys, but that the media has a history of pushing a misleading narrative about them to justify war. Scott and Porter reflect on how this has been happening, to some extent, for the Taliban’s entire history, but especially as it relates to the group’s connections with Islamic terrorists.
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