Letters and Politics

Shutting Down Tacoma Port to Delay Military Aid to Israel & US Military Bases in the World

Part 1. Tacoma/Seattle Protestors Shutting Down Terminal To Delay US Vessel With military Aid Bound For Israel

Guest: Wassim Hage with the Arab Resource & Organizing Center joining us live from the protest at Tacoma, Washington.

Photo credit: Arab Resource and Organizing Center

Part 2. US Bases Military Bases the Middle East

Guest:  David Vine is Professor of political anthropology at American University in Washington, DC.  He is the author of the book The United States of War: A Global History of America’s Endless Conflicts, from Columbus to the Islamic State​.  His other books, about war and peace, are Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World and Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia.