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Approving War Crimes?

The hosts of Zero Blog Thirty break down the Afghanistan papers, Trump’s recent pardons, and Eddie Gallagher.

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  • Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.

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In the interview, Mike talks to the hosts of Zero Blog Thirty, a podcast about the military from those who’ve lived it. They discuss the recent news about the Afghanistan papers, how Trump handled all the recent war criminals, and finding a space to talk about the inside baseball of the armed forces. Zero Blog Thirty is a podcast from Barstool, which you can listen to here.

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