Operation Dark Heart

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Shaffer was part of the “dark side of the force” in Afghanistan, the shadowy elements of the U.S. government that function outside the bounds of the normal system. In Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan and the Path to Victory, he tells the story of what really went on—and went wrong— in Afghanistan. He also addresses why the Pentagon has destroyed copies of the book.


Anthony Shaffer

Comments [10]

David Howard from Joplin, Missouri ...

Oct. 14 2010 08:40 PM

Suppression of the Able Danger story is the only plausible explanation of why the Pentagon felt it necessary to destroy this book down to its last letter. Can we please drop the "conspiracy theory" epithet and honestly try to find out what really happened on 911? It doesn't seem likely.

Oct. 06 2010 09:40 PM
joel hubbard

America, it’s getting curiouser and curiouser in the political correctness of the books we burn, don’t burn and the people who get vaporized.

Oct. 06 2010 01:07 PM
Mark from USA

While I respect Mr. Shaffer, and believe he's sincere.. I don't think he's at the level of knowing what the CIA is really doing in Afghanistan.

Oct. 06 2010 12:30 PM
michael derenze from Long beach,ny

Lenny-This highly regarded military man calls for a new investigation of the 911 attacks where 3000 of your neighbors are Murdered.(a local story if ever there was one )and you ask no follow ups.Please ask him what areas of inquiry regarding the attacks are suspect in the original report .please do you usual great job.

Oct. 06 2010 12:28 PM
Guy from Manhattan

Leonard, please ask him about this:
This guest is so important to understanding the cover-up of 9/11. He ran a DoD program called Able Danger, which was a data mining program to identify and track all potential terrorists, and the alleged hijackers were on the watch list. He tried to spread the word BEFORE the attacks, and was stone-walled.

Oct. 06 2010 12:26 PM

Leonard: Please ask Mr. Schaeffer about Wikileaks; Did it endanger the sources, as DOD claims?

Oct. 06 2010 12:25 PM
john from brooklyn

so wait, they stopped what kind of organization right before september 11th, 2001

Oct. 06 2010 12:20 PM
Henry Escobar from Elizabeth NJ

Very important guest.

Can you ask him
Why do we need and empire?


Oct. 06 2010 09:27 AM
Pauline Schneider from Katonah

Hi love your show!

Oct. 06 2010 08:47 AM

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