War Crimes

Sam hosts Matthew Cole, investigative reporter at The Intercept, to discuss his recent book Code Over Country: The Tragedy and Corruption of SEAL Team Six. Then, Sam is joined by Jack Crosbie, writer for Rolling Stone and Discourse Blog, to discuss the recent developments in Ukraine.  Matthew Cole begins tracing by SEAL Team Six’s origins to the combat-swimmer units […]
Rebecca Gordon, author of American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes, explains the origins of the Nuremberg tribunals. The political and practical implications of Nuremberg. The United States and the ICC. The ICC and political stability. What are war crimes? Are American Drone strikes war crimes? The Bush Administration’s use […]
Greg Grandin, a professor of history at NYU and author of Kissinger’s Shadow explains the global scale of Henry Kissinger’s crimes (9:20). How Henry Kissinger locked in the Israel/Palestine crisis and why we still live under “Kissingerism”(18:00). The intellectual roots of Henry Kissinger. Why Henry Kissinger is not a realist and how Nixon and Kissinger used foreign […]