Ep. 5618 – Gareth Porter on the Self Licking Ice Cream Cone
Scott is joined once again by Gareth Porter to discuss a piece he wrote at the beginning of the month for Responsible Statecraft.
But before talking about the article, Porter gives a quick update on the developing situation in Lebanon. T
The article Porter wrote talks about the “self licking ice cream cone,” a saying used to describe the self-perpetuating nature of the military-industrial-congressional complex. Porter explains how these perverse incentives kept us embroiled in war for two full decades.