October 16 - A Global Insurrection by the 99 Precenters; A Rebuttal of the Iranian Terror Plot; U.S. Troops in Uganda

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Part 1

We begin with the 99% insurrection that began with the Occupy Wall Street movement and has now gone global with massive street protests in Spain and violent clashes in Italy. Stephany Griffith Jones, the Financial Markets Program Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University joins us from the European banking haven, Luxemborg. Stephany Griffith Jones


Part 2

Then we get a point by point rebuttal of the plausibility of the plot involving an Iranian/American used car salesman and a Mexican drug cartel hit man, who according to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder planned to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador at his favorite Georgetown restaurant. Rasool Nafisi, who has studied the Pasdaran, the Guardian of Revolution in Iran, joins us to discuss the growing tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran that could lead to a Sunni/Shia confrontation in the Middle East. Rasool Nafisi


Part 3

Then finally we look into the latest deployment of U.S. troops to a war zone, this time in Africa, where U.S. military advisors are joining with the Ugandan military to eliminate the Lord’s Resistance Army, a murderous cult operating on the border with the Congo. John Prendegast, the co-founder of the Enough Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity joins us. He was Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council in the Clinton Administration. john prendagast