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 Takes on the World 
 
 Interview
 Historian and journalist Gareth Porter
 Jeff Blankfort  
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Gareth Porter delves into background of Turkish support of al-Nusra front, Syria's al-Qaeda chapter, to explain Turkey's decision to shoot down Russian jet on 11/24 and its key role in supporting the anti-Assad forces in Syria, joined by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, all of whom are given passes by the Obama administration; that the Russians were attempting to cut off a crucial road and communication line vital to al Nusra which was threatening an Alawite area at the time;; how Obama administration continues to deny al-Nusra's key role in anti-Assad fight while speaking of 'moderates'; when there aren't any; that Turkey's focus is ousting Assad and suppressing Kurds; how US assists Saudis in war on Yemen wile ignoring its human rights violations; he also explains Iran's interest in defending Syria and therefore Hezbollah because Hez's strength limits Israel's ability to safely attack Iran; and much more, including Clinton's hawkish positions..
Interviewed by Jeff Blankfort

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00:38:17 English 2015-12-09
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