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An Interview With Lawrence Wilkerson (Adviser To Secretary Of State Colin Powell)

July 25, 2021
Lawrence Wilkerson, a retired United States Army Colonel and former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell who has also served as the associate director under the Director for Policy Planning, talks with us about the past, present and future of the United States foreign policy in the Middle East. The Neoconservative, Israeli and Saudi influence on American politics and his thoughts on the Middle East past and present.
The topics Wilkerson speaks at length are numerous which encompass, the office of special plans created by Paul Wolfowitz and Douglas Feith. The powerful tentacles of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the Saudi Kingdom's Bandar Bin Sultan and the oil magnates billion dollar industries which corrupted many from the halls of congress, Colin Powell's speech at the United Nations Security Counsel in 2003 which was reformatted by the Central Intelligence Agency, the influence of Leo Strauss and Paul Nitze regarding the Bush neocons, The Guantanamo Bay detainee tortures, and the Libya conflict perpetrated by the Obama administration under the direct influence of Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power.

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