Obama and the Myth of “American Exceptionalism”

October 1, 2013 at 1:01 PM

http://youtu.be/uAhn8blsktAEric Draitser of StopImperialism.com appears on RT to discuss the issue of “American Exceptionalism” as described by Obama in his speech at the UN General Assembly. Draitser explains how Obama’s rhetoric is meant as a response to Russian President Putin’s Op-Ed piece in the NY Times which questioned the merits of so-called “exceptionalism”.  Additionally, Draitser examines the way in which this idea is deeply embedded within the collective psyche of the American people and that this notion is used to justify the worst elements of US foreign policy.  Finally, Draitser touches upon the shifting geopolitical landscape in which US power is no longer unquestionable.


Debating the War in Syria

September 23, 2013 at 1:15 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTbVHseDccQEric Draitser of StopImperialism.com appears on Press TV to debate the war in Syria, its causes, and long-lasting effects.  Draitser debunks some of the disinformation regarding the so-called “rebels” and their militant and ideological roots.  He examines the geopolitical motivations of the regional and international players in Syria in order to provide the context necessary for understanding the conflict. Draitser also points out the long historical record of the United States as an exporter of terrorism and how this should inform any examination of the war on Syria.


Playing Syrian Poker

September 20, 2013 at 12:47 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CpFlPOt340Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.com appears on RT’s CrossTalk to debate the current situation in Syria. Draitser explains that the strategic and political interests of the US and its regional clients are driving developments on the ground and diplomatically.  He argues that “regime change” has always been the objective and that the US is using humanitarian concerns as political cover.  In addition, Draitser examines the critical geopolitical background against which the war in Syria is being fought.


Latest Mass Shooting in the US

September 17, 2013 at 1:36 PM

http://youtu.be/WJEsyWBgoqgEric Draitser appears on RT to discuss the latest mass shooting in the US.  Draitser provides perspective on the incident, discussing the nature of “private military contractors” and the connection between US militarism and violence at home.  He also examines the critical role that private mercenaries play in US “black ops” and what that tells us about the types of individuals who might work for them.  Also, Draitser reminds viewers of the uncertainty surrounding the early details in this story and the need to maintain a critical perspective.


The Untold Truth About Syria – Interview

September 9, 2013 at 11:07 PM

We were joined by Eric Draitser of Stop Imperialism.com to deconstruct, in brilliant detail, the truth behind the United States’ fetish to wage war on the country. This particular episode exposes details that are being methodically suppressed and outright covered up, by the US corporate media and government. Learn everything you need to know about the United States’ latest imperialist push for war—–this time on Syria. Who really are the so-called rebels in Syria? Are many of them linked to known terrorist groups? Is there strong evidence that the Syrian government was using chemical weapons? And has the US been financing terrorist groups in places like Syria and Libya? Tune in to the show NOW and find out the truth about all of the above—and more!!!