Radio War Nerd, Episode #9 — December 3, 2015

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    Dateline: Budapest … What really happened when Turkey shot down the Russian Su-24 … The US equivalent: the F-111, used by Reagan to bomb Gaddafi’s daughter’s tent … the Islamist TOW shot on the Russian Mi-8 rescue helicopter … our military expert "Dan"’s two cents … fighter pilots are arrogant assholes … Hungary’s 1956 uprising …

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    Dateline: Turin — Houbara bustards vs Qatari royal sheiks … American terrorism panic, GOP woofers & their deep faith in Curtis LeMay carpetbombers … Mosul, Al-Raqqah parallels … distinguishing between different Kurdish power-factions … weird alliance between Barzani & Erdogan … Trying to make sense of Mosul … Siege of Turin … Nigeria massacre of Shia cult …

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  3. Gary Brecher is creating The War Nerd Podcast | Patreon

    Great hour-long interview with legendary war correspondent Patrick Cockburn on Islamic State and his years reporting from Iraq, Syria and Libya [starts at 48:00 mark] … Before our Cockburn interview, Nerd and Ames yammer about the wide world of wars: Oregon campground war leaves 1 dead, 7 arrested … Smug vs Scold—leftist media responses … Erdogan’s brutal political calculations in waging war on Kurds in SE Turkey … Saudi megabucks to Malaysian PM & the spread of Wahhabism … Putin’s attack on Bolsheviks (vs respect for Stalin) … Neocon bum fights—Kagan duo say their terrorists worse than Petraeus’ terrorists … Chomsky supports bombing ISIS (and the War Nerd feels better about himself) … Guest: Patrick Cockburn, author of "The Rise of Islamic State" (Verso Books)

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