Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Media Benjamin about President Biden’s army and international coverage.
President Joe Biden’s first few days in workplace have been a welcome reduction for a nation weary of political strife, harmful and constant lies, and a violent revolt. On the worldwide stage, European leaders have signaled their pleasure on the change, and even the Russian, Iranian, and North Korean governments have been cautiously open to negotiations.
But, the antiwar group Codepink has vociferously opposed at the least a few of Biden’s picks for key positions that may decide U.S. international coverage: specifically newly confirmed Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, and Victoria Nuland, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs.
Medea Benjamin, Co-founder of human rights group Global Exchange and the peace group CODEPINK. She is a long-time political activist who has additionally written quite a few books together with Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of the Unjust, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control and Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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