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Foreign Policy Focus

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Foreign Policy Focus is a podcast hosted by me, Kyle! It covers current events overseas and how those events affect you at home. While US military operations in the Middle East seem like they are on the other side of the world, they have real impacts on the everyday lives of Americans. Wars are the … read more

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Is Trump the Anitwar Candidate?

August 31st, 2020


Hosts Kyle Anzalone and Will Porter introduce the debut episode of Conflicts of Interest, a new video show covering news and world affairs that will stream live on YouTube three days a week. Kyle and Will break down …

Self Defense or Murder? A Breakdown of the Kenosha Shootings

August 28th, 2020


Will Porter returns for the final episode of Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the shootings and civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. First, a Kenosha …

Both Parties Pretend to Care About Ending Endless Wars

August 26th, 2020


On FPF #537, I discuss both parties claiming they will end the endless wars, but neither is serious about actually doing it. Americans keep voting for the president who promises to be less interventionist. However, …

Will Trump Bring US Troops Home From Iraq?

August 24th, 2020


On FPF #536, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss Trump's Iraq police. Trump ran for president on ending endless wars. However, he has failed …

Lockheed Could Be the Big Winner in the Israel-UAE Agreement

August 21st, 2020


Will Porter returns to FPF to discuss how Lockheed could cash in on the recent deal between Israel and the UAE. Trump administration officials have …

Will the Israel-UAE Deal Lead to More Arm Sales?

August 19th, 2020


On FPF #534, I cover several important stories in the news. Documents from BlueLeaks expose the government spending thousands on training police in …

Trump Ratchets Up the Maximum Pressure Campaign

August 17th, 2020


Will Porter returns to FPF to discuss Trump's maximum pressure policy against Iran and Venezuela. Will explains how the US seized four oil tankers …

Did Trump Make Peace Between Israel and the UAE?

August 14th, 2020


On FPF #532, I discuss Trump's announcement that the US mediated an agreement that will lead to Israel and the UAE normalizing relations. Details on the agreement remain unknown, but both sides are claiming this somehow …

Massive Explosion Escalates Lebanon Protests

August 12th, 2020


On FPF #531, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the ongoing unrest in Lebanon. Protests escalated after government negligence led to a massive explosion at the Bierut Port. The country's prime minister and his …

New Russiagate Whistleblower Exposes Stefan Halper Role in Firing Mike Flynn

August 10th, 2020


On FPF #530, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the new Russiagate Whistleblower Steven P. Schrage. Schrage is a former student of Stefan Halper and set up the event was Halper first met Carter Page. The …

Beirut Explosion: Details Emerge on the Origin of the Blast

August 7th, 2020


On FPF #529, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the massive explosion in Beirut. So far, over 150 people have been killed; however many more remain missing. The damage to the port will also significantly harm …

Who Will Get Syria's Oil?

August 5th, 2020


On FPF #528, I discuss reports that an American company had signed an agreement with the Syrian Kurds to produce oil in Syria. The story was pushed by Secretary of State Pompeo and Senator Graham. However, the Syrian …

No Matter Who Wins in November, We All Lose

August 3rd, 2020


On FPF #527, Will Porter returns to the show to explain why it doesn't matter to Boeing CEO who wins in November. Will and Kyle how the US will continue to wage wars throughout the world and spend hundreds of billions …

Lazy Hawks Blame Russia for Everything

July 31st, 2020


On FPF #525, I discuss Trump's decision to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany. Washington hawks dusted off the worn-out Russiagate narrative to try to drum up fear that Trump was sacrificing the country's security to …

Too Little, Too Late: Trump Makes Doug Macgregor an Ambassador

July 29th, 2020


On FPF #524, I discuss Trump's announcement to make retired Col. Douglas Macgregor the US Ambassador to Germany. Macgregor has been a long time …

Destroying Diplomacy with China

July 27th, 2020


On FPF #523, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the deteriorating relationship with China. Last week, the US forced China out of a consulate …

2021 NDAA: Another Massive War Budget

July 24th, 2020


On FPF #522, I discuss the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. The House has passed its version of the bill. The NDAA gives the Pentagon $740 …

Obama's Libya Fiasco Continues to Bleed

July 22nd, 2020


On FPF #521, I update the ongoing conflict in Libya. In 2011, Obama aligned with NATO to help al-Qaeda linked militants overthrow the government of Gaddafi. After the long time dictator was murdered, the country …

Federal Agents Invade Portland guest Will Porter

July 20th, 2020


Will Porter returns to FPF to discuss Trump's deployment of well-armed federal agents to Portland. The feds are carrying out mass abuses of protesters, including arresting people for an unnamed reason and throwing the …

Trump Gives CIA Approval for Cyber Wars guest Will Porter

July 17th, 2020


Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the new report that Trump gave the CIA approval to wage cyberwar. The approval was granted in …

Mike Pompeo Spins Dangerous Lies About Iran and China guest Dave DeCamp

July 15th, 2020


On FPF #518, Dave DeCamp returns to the show. Dave talks about his recent articles on Iran and China. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spun lies …

Roger Stone Is Free, Another False Scandal

July 13th, 2020


On FPF #517, I discuss top news, including Trump's commuting of Roger Stone's jail sentence. Democrats are attempting to roll this story into the …

Russiagate Works: A Majority of Americans Believe Bountygate

July 10th, 2020


On FPF #516, I discuss how Russiagate conditioned people to buy the fake Bountygate story. Russiagate has pushed a false narrative about Russia for …

Will Trump Meet with Kim Jong-un Again?

July 8th, 2020


On FPF #515, I discuss the latest push by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to have another meeting between Trump and Kim Jong-un. The top US negotiator traveled to South Korea in an attempt to restart talks. Trump has …

Will Israel Annex the West Bank?

July 6th, 2020


On FPF #514, Will Porter returns to the show to talk about the status of Israeli annexation. The recent power-sharing agreement that created the …

Congress Wants Forever Wars

July 3rd, 2020


On FPF #513, I discuss the efforts in Congress to prevent Trump from bringing US troops home. After 19 years, there is a chance the US could end our …

Elijah McClain, Excited Delirium, and Ketamine

July 1st, 2020


On FPF #512, John Dangelo returns to the show to talk about the murder of Elijah McClain. McClain was walking down the street when someone called the …

Trump's Russia Policy Failed the American People

June 29th, 2020


On FPF #511, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss Trump's failing Russia policy. During the campaign, Trump made it clear that he would able to …

The Anti-War War Vet guest John Dangelo

June 26th, 2020


On FPF #510, John Dangelo returns to the show to discuss being a anti-war war vet. John explains he was a Marine reservist when he was deployed to Afghanistan. His experiences there and reading libertarian/antiwar …

Liar, Liar, Mustache On Fire

June 24th, 2020


Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the release of Bolton's new book and the Trump administration's effort to delay its …

Crazy Times

June 22nd, 2020


On FPF #508, I discuss some of the important news happening around the world. In California, police officers murdered an 18-year-old kid working as a …

Influential China Hawks Push Trump Towards War guest Dave DeCamp

June 19th, 2020


Dave DeCamp joins Foreign Policy Focus to discuss his recent coverage of Steve Bannon and Frank Gaffney's latest efforts to increase tensions with …

Trump's Top Priority: Weapon Sales

June 17th, 2020


On FPF #506, I discuss Trump's obsession with helping the arms industry. The Pentagon announced that it plans to spend $135 million bailing out small arms makers, the Senate is trying to allocate $10 million for nuclear …

Attempting to Reign in the Killer Cops

June 15th, 2020


On FPF #505, Will returns to the show to discuss efforts to reign in the police. The recent weeks of protests have produced 100s of videos of police …

While the World Battles COVID, Israel Plots Annexation

June 12th, 2020


On FPF #504, I discuss Israel's plan to move forward with annexing portions of the West Bank. Israel's plan is to annex up to 30% - of the most valuable land - this summer. The annexation will cause Palestinian towns …

Militarizing American Streets guests Danny Sjursen and Joanne Leon

June 10th, 2020


We discuss Danny’s experience on the ground at the protests in Kansas City and the broader protest movement, whether this is an insurrection, the …

Minneapolis Plans to Abolish the Police guest Will Porter

June 8th, 2020


On FPF #502, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss ongoing George Floyd protests. Will and Kyle break down some of the worst examples of police …

FPF #501 - 500 Shows of Debunking Lies guest Will Porter and Joanne Leon

June 5th, 2020


On FPF #501, I invited great friends of the show Joanne Leon and Will Porter to come on and chat about some of the most important topics covered in the first 500 episodes of the show. We talk about some of the most …

FPF #500 - Scott Horton on Star Wars and the George Floyd Murder

June 3rd, 2020


Scott Horton returns to Foreign Policy Focus for the 500th episode. Scott talks about the lessons and themes of Star Wars. He explains how the …

FPF #499 - Will Porter on Police Brutality and Looting

June 1st, 2020


On FPF #499, Will Porter returns to the show to cover the ongoing protests, riots, and police brutality. The protests started after a police officer …

Trump Doubles Down on Ineffective Sanctions

May 29th, 2020


On FPF #498. I discuss Trump's foreign policy strategy of using sanctions to deal with any international issue. Trump has sanctioned several …

Judge Rules Biden to Be Named in Ukrainian Criminal Probe

May 27th, 2020


On FPF #497, I discuss the developing story of a Ukrainian judge ruling Joe Biden is to be named in a criminal probe from his time as Vice President. …

Announcing a New Arms Race guest Will Porter

May 25th, 2020


Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the US announcing that it plans to spend China and Russia into oblivion in a new arms race. In recent …

Trump Withdraws from Another Important Treaty with Russia

May 22nd, 2020


On FPF #495, I discuss the US leaving the Open Skies Treaty. The treaty allows for member states to conduct surveillance flights over each other. The treaty is key to keeping countries informed about each other's …

Trump Fires IG Looking Into Saudi Weapon Sales

May 20th, 2020


On FPF #494, I discuss Trump's decision to fire the State Department Inspector General. At the time the IG was fired, the office was looking into State Department head Mike Pompeo. Pompeo a target because the State Dept …

Russiagate: Judge Takes Rare Step in Flynn's Trial guest Will Porter

May 18th, 2020


Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to explain a rare move the judge made in Mike Flynn's case. The Justice Department has recommended that …

Exposing of the Origins of Russiagate guests Dan Wright and Joanne Leon

May 15th, 2020


Dan Wright and Joanne Leon return to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the origins of Russiagate. For three years, we have been fighting to debunk the …

Another Step Towards War: Trump Vetoes the Iran War Powers Resolution

May 13th, 2020


On FPF #491, I discuss Trump's decision to veto the Iran War Powers resolution passed by Congress. The resolution was passed after the killing of …

Retired American Soldiers Captured in Failed Coup Against Maduro guest Will Porter

May 11th, 2020


Will Porter returns to FPF to discuss the wild events during a recent coup attempt in Venezuela. Two Americans, along with 50-60 Venezuelans, landed on the shores of the country in an attempt to attest and overthrow …

New Leaks Further Debunk OPCW Douma Lies

May 8th, 2020


On FPF #489, I discuss how newly leaked documents from the OPCW show the organization was lying. The new docs leaked to the Grayzone, prove Ian Henderson was a vital member of the Douma fact-finding mission. As a member …

Is Trump Afghan "Peace Agreement" Working?

May 6th, 2020


On FPF #488, I discuss the US-Taliban "peace agreement." While the agreement has brought a reduction in violence between the US and Taliban, overall …

Is Kim Jong-un Alive? guest Will Porter

May 4th, 2020


Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the seeming reappearance of Kim Jong-un. Will breaks down the evidence that shows Kim's recent …

Netanyahu's Fake Documents Pushed the US Towards War

May 1st, 2020


On FPF #486, I discuss how Israel apparently used fake documents to push Trump towards war with Iran in April 2018. Gareth Porter has a great article out that explains how it is clear the documents were forgeries. …

OPCW Insiders Debunk the Latest Claim that Assad Used Chemical Weapons

April 29th, 2020


On FPF#485, I discuss the lastest letter for current and former OPCW employees disputing the organization's latest report claiming Assad used chemical weapons. The letter points out several critical flaws with the …

Is Kim Jong-un Dead? guest Will Porter

April 27th, 2020


Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the rumors of Kim Jong-un's death. Will explains the media reports suggesting Kim is dead, or will soon die, are based on flimsy sources. However, Kim has been absent from …

Trump Instructs Navy to Shoot Down Iranian Ships

April 24th, 2020


On FPF #483, I discuss Trump's lastest foolish threat to Iran. Trump tweeted that he is instructing the Navy to 'shoot down' Iranian ships that …

The "War" on a Covid Is a War on Our Freedoms.

April 22nd, 2020


On FPF #482, I discuss how the US government is seizing more of our rights and money in the name of fighting pandemic. In Wisconsin, a police officer …

Coronavirus Reaches Yemen as Trump Halts WHO Funding guest Will Porter

April 20th, 2020


Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to talk about several top news stories. Will discuss Yemen's depleted healthcare system as we have the …

Kentucky Authoritarians Target Worshipers guest Mike Maharrey

April 17th, 2020


Mike Maharrey returns to FPF to discuss our government's authoritarianism. The federal and state government have made several dictates that violate …

USS Roosevelt Sailor Dies of Covid, Exposing the Empire Cruelty

April 15th, 2020


On FPF #479, I discuss the first death of a US sailor from the USS Theodore Roosevelt from Covid-19. The story of the outbreak on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier became a national story after a letter sent by the …

Was Julian Assange Given a Death Sentence? guest Will Porter

April 13th, 2020


On FPF #478, Will Porter returns to the show to discuss Julian Assange. A year ago, Assange was ripped from the Ecodurian embassy and thrown in UK …

Bernie Drops Out Amid Corona Craziness

April 10th, 2020


On FPF #477, I discuss what impact Bernie Sanders dropping out of the race could have on US foreign policy. Bernie held a more non-interventionist …

The US Is Making More Weapons in Response to Coronavirus

April 8th, 2020


On FPF #476, I discuss the US government is buying more weapons and giving financial support to the weapons markers. The finical assistance was approved through the $2 trillion bailout. The Navy announced it was buying …

Is the US Going to War with Venezuela During the Covid Pandemic guest Will Porter

April 6th, 2020


Will Porter returns to FPF to discuss the aggressive actions Trump has taken towards Venezuela in recent weeks. The US indicted Maduro then offered a $15 million reward for his arrest. Similar actions were taken in 1989 …

War Under the Cover of Coronavirus

April 3rd, 2020


On FPF #474, I discuss the US moving towards war with Iran under the cover of Coronavirus. Trump took to Twitter to threaten Iran if an attack is carried out against American forces in Iraq. Trump's Tweet creates a …

The US is Exploiting Covid-19 to Push Regime Change

April 1st, 2020


On FPF #473, I discuss the US attempts to exploit coronavirus outbreaks to overthrow governments. In Venezuela, the US already has a 'maximum pressure' campaign going. The over a year-long campaign has failed to force …

What Is Coronavirus Doing to the US Military guest WIll Porter

March 30th, 2020


Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss how the US military is being impacted by the coronavirus. Will explains that several DoD …

Bonus: The $2 Trillion Bailout Is Stuffed with Pork guest Steven Clyde

March 28th, 2020


On the first bonus episode of Foreign Policy Focus, Steven Clyde of the Libertarian Party Mises Caucus joins the show to talk about the $2 trillion …

5 Years of US/Saudi War Made Yemen Susceptible to Coronavirus Crisis guest Joanne Leon

March 27th, 2020


Joanne Leon returns to FPF to discuss the five year anniversary of the US/Saudi war on Yemen. The anniversary has received almost no media coverage in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Ironically, the five years of …

The EARN IT Act Must Be Stopped guest John Dangelo

March 25th, 2020


John Dangelo joins Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the dangerous EARN IT Act. While the bill claims to protect children, in reality, it will allow …

Pushing Towards War with Iran guest Will Porter

March 23rd, 2020


Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the Trump admin's move towards war with Iran. The recent events happened under the cover of the coronavirus and got little attention in the MSM. Trump's civilian advisers …

The Deadly Cocktail of Coronavirus and Sanctions

March 20th, 2020


On FPF #467, I discuss the deaths caused by coronavirus and US sanctions in Iran. The country has been one of the hardest hit by the outbreak so far and continues to struggle to import medical supplies due to the US …

The State's 'Right' to Kill guest Peter Quinones

March 18th, 2020


Peter Quinones returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the state's right to murder and the lack of accountability. Pete first explains how the …

The Chaos in Iraq guest Will Porter

March 16th, 2020


Will Porter returns to the show to talk about the chaos in Iraq. Over the weekend, the US bombed several positions claiming to be striking back against the "Iranian-backed" Shia group that killed two Americans and a …

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