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Iraq: The Marketing & Motives of War36:17
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photoFirst strikes and the fall elections. Qatar's airbase is open for American business. Ammunition and armored vehicles are en route to the Middle East. And the dialogue about a war on Iraq has suddenly shifted from "why" to "when." Now, it's all about the blitzes — of bombs over Baghad, and public relations in the papers. Product launches and rocket launchers: a conversation with Harper's Magazine editor Lewis Lapham about the marketing and motives of America's march toward war.

Guests:

Lewis Lapham, editor, Harper's Magazine, and author of "Theater of War"

This program aired on September 16, 2002.

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