Interview: To the Brink of War with No Upside

WhoWhatWhy.org Podcast, January 17, 2020:
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Middle East scholar Stephen Zunes debunks the Trump administration’s changing rationale for assassinating Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s response, and the risk of war. Among his intriguing claims:

  • Too little is said about Democrats’ role  in the hostilities
  • The exact same beefs the US has with Iran apply equally to many American allies
  • Evidence does not support Trump’s key assertions about the Iranian general whose death he ordered.

Western Sahara/Morocco: 5 Interviews

Professor Stephen Zunes on Western Sahara, Russia, Ukraine, Biden, Israel and Morocco. February 2023

This is a very short segment of a story about Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara on a Swedish television network (in English, 2 min., 02/27/2024).

Interview for a podcast on U.S. policy towards Israel/Palestine and Morocco/Western Sahara:
Part I (37 min) & Part II (20 min) January 2024.

Transcript of interview for La Tribune Diplomatique Internationale (in English) making the links between the Israeli and Moroccan occupations. 01/20/2024

Also see Western Sahara Uncovered, Episode 01: History of Western Sahara (5-min. video below, November 2023)

Israel’s Gaza War: 7 Interviews February 2024

Israel’s War on Gaza: 3 TV & Radio interviews October-December 2023

KBBF Speaking of Palestine: The Occupations of Western Sahara and Palestine

An interview with Professor Stephen Zunes on the occupation of Western Sahara and much more, plus Palestine Update and some poems by Naomi Shihab Nye. Professor Zunes’ new book is Western Sahara War, Nationalism & Conflict Resolution. Sources include: stephenzunes.org, +972, Electronic Intifada, Mondoweiss, Friends of Wadi Faquin, Taayush Movement Report, Amnesty International. February 2022 [FULL LINK]

WRFI Human Rights Show: Amnesty International Report and U.S. Reaction

Amnesty International published the extensive research report “Israel’s Apartheid Against Palestinians” which concluded that decades of systematic discrimination and oppression of Palestinians and violation of their rights amounts to the crime of apartheid. We discuss why the U.S. refuses to acknowledge that Israel violates a wide range of human rights of the Palestinians. Aired 18 February 2022 [FULL LINK]