Osama Bin Laden
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/qfc039-lq.mp3"][/audio]So we were told Bin Laden died in 2001. Then we were told he was dead in 2002. And 2005 and 2006 and 2007 and 2009 before he was killed again in 2011. So which is it? And how do we know? Good question. Join James as he explores this and other conundrums in the 39th edition of Questions For Corbett.
[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/qfc038-lq.mp3"][/audio]We all remember when Aaron Russo gave us his story of getting the inside scoop from Nicholas Rockefeller...but who is Nicholas Rockefeller? James explores this question and answers your queries on Japanese debt, IMFcoin, health care without government, the Bin Laden confession and much more in this edition of Questions For Corbett.
A Notorious Terrorist, a Major in Egypt’s Army Intelligence, a CIA Operative, a Member of the Elite Green Berets & an FBI Informant
The Power of Nightmares was possibly the last great documentary series produced by the BBC. A decade after it was first broadcast I look back at the series, offering a brief review before using this as a basis for analyzing recent events. I discuss the criticism of the filmmaker Adam Curtis for his superficial take on 9/11, before exploring the 'defection' of Jamal Al Fadl, an associate of Osama Bin Laden.
Written and produced by Adam Curtis, The Power of Nightmares—The Rise of the Politics of Fear explores the similarities between the ascent of the American Neo-Conservative movement and the trajectory of radical, fundamentalist Islamism in three one-hour films.More controversial, perhaps, than even this co