Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Aug 16, 2018

Retired Colonel, Ann Wright, is one of three persons in the U.S. State Department to resign in protest against the Iraq War. At the time, opposing the invasion of Iraq was considered to be anti-American. Today, experts widely recognize that the 2003 Iraq invasion contributed to the instability in the Middle East and fueled the rise of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS). Regarding political dissent, many people make the argument that we should simply listen to our leaders, without question. They maintain that our leaders have access to more information than we do and therefore, say that we should trust them. In this podcast, Colonel Wright shares her thoughts on the issue, grounded in her personal experience in the United States military and the U.S. State Department. #dissentinamerica #dissent