Media Roots Radio: The Illustrious & Horrifying Career of Neoconservative Elliott Abrams w/ Jon Schwarz

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Robbie Martin interviews Jon Schwarz of The Intercept/Tiny Revolution about the shocking and horrific legacy of Iran-Contra criminal, policy-wonk and State Department neocon Elliott Abrams.

The discussion starts with the Reagan administration and Abrams’ role in covering up the atrocities by death squads in Latin America. Jon later explains the specific role Abrams played in funneling money to not just the contras, but other US-sponsored proxy forces in South America. He concludes with the curiosity surrounding Abrams appointment into the Trump administration.

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