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Media Roots Radio – Syrian War Tension & The Myth of Al Qaeda by Media Roots
On this edition of Media Roots Radio, Abby and Robbie Martin discuss Syria and the politicization of al-Qaeda to perpetuate the War on Terror. Did the US government finally hit an existential ‘wall’ of geopolitics where Russia is standing up to the US about the Syrian invasion and other Middle East incursions? The discussion of Islamic extremists being involved with the rebels in Syria brings the discussion to dissecting the myth of ‘al Qaeda’ being used to generate fear and continuous war.












On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin goes over two news stories being overshadowed by the corporate media’s fixation on the royal baby, including the case of New York Times…


On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin calls out MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry for choosing to focus on Edward Snowden’s international escapades rather than focusing on the more relevant issue of…


On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin features a video message by Nestlé, which the company made in direct response to a recent report Abby made about the company. She…


On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin breaks down the latest surveillance scandal by the National Security Agency, in which the servers of firms such as Google, Facebook, and Apple…


On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin breaks down the nearly unbelievable tactics used by the FBI to bug homes, including sedating your pets, and staging traffic accidents, and putting…







On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks about the threat against indigenous sovereignty and the growth of the Idle No More movement beyond Canada; calls out the corporate media for their obsession with supermodels and instead highlights a successful lawsuit against defense contractor L-3 Services for torture at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib Prison; talks to whistleblower and lawyer, Jesselyn Radack, about recent developments in the cases of ex CIA official John Kiriakou, and PFC Bradley Manning; BTS wraps up the show with a look at the Cuban Five, a group of Cuban intelligence agents who have been incarcerated in the US since 1998 as the forgotten political prisoners of the Cold War.