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Empire Has No Clothes

May 27, 2020

On this edition of Empire Has No Clothes, Matt, Kelley and Daniel speak to John Kiriakou, who did 2 years in a federal prison after he exposed the CIA policy of waterboarding detainees after 9/11. He talks about state sanctioned torture, his post-prison life as a whistleblower advocate and a radio host for Sputnik,...


May 20, 2020

On this edition of Empire Has No Clothes, Matt, Kelley and Daniel speak to Ben Denison, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, on the perils of regime change. In the intro segment, TAC national security reporter Barbara Boland lays out...


May 13, 2020

On today's Empire Has No Clothes, the gang speaks to Peter Van Buren, TAC contributor and State Department whistleblower, about Iraq, the Blob, and the State Department's failure to rebuild countries we've gone to war against. In the intro segment, Matt, Kelley and Daniel cover COVID and Washington's escalating...


May 7, 2020

On the first episode of Empire Has No Clothes, Matt, Kelley and Daniel previewed Justin Amash's presidential run, America's ongoing Afghan quagmire, and the unfolding humanitarian disaster in Yemen. In the second segment, they spoke to BU professor Andrew Bacevich about the Trump administration's muddled foreign policy,...