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Going Underground


Two times a week Afshin Rattansi and his team go underground to discover the stories that aren’t being covered by the mainstream UK media. From GCHQ to Occupy protests, and everything else in between, Going Underground is here to bring a fresh perspective to our audiences around Britain.

Mar 25, 2023 06:33

Ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan: Pakistan entering the WORST FORM of fascism!

On this special episode of Going Underground, we speak to the former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, who was deposed last year and faces imprisonment after the government filed 143 cases against him – so far – with a growing crackdown against the Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf party, which he leads. He discusses US involvement in the plot to depose him, the campaign against him by Shehbaz Sharif’s government, fascism in Pakistan, the economic crisis in Pakistan, the birth of a multipolar world with recent events such as Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Russia and the Iran-Saudi Arabia peace agreement brokered by China, and much more.

Mar 20, 2023 07:42

Iraq War 20th anniversary: ‘Shock & Awe’ architect says invasion was Desert Storm on steroids

On this episode of Going Underground, on the 20th anniversary of the Iraq War we speak to Dr. Harlan Ullman, Senior Advisor at the Atlantic Council and one of the architects of the ‘shock and awe’ tactic. He discusses the significance of the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, why ’shock and awe’ was not followed in Iraq and how the tactics actually used were the ones employed in Operation Desert Storm in 1991 on steroids. He will also talk about the history of a lack of understanding and knowledge at the top of the US government and how that leads to foreign policy disasters, the need for a ‘Red Team’ to be an opposing voice in crafting US foreign policy, the Russia-NATO war in Ukraine, and much more.

Mar 18, 2023 06:46

12 years since NATO bombed Libya, Gaddafi’s ex-spokesman gives exclusive update on Saif Al-Islam

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s former spokesperson, Moussa Ibrahim, 12 years after NATO attacked Libya. He discusses the legacy of chaos and destruction of the US-UK-France-led regime change campaign in Libya and how the West continues to control Libya, and provides an exclusive update on Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former leader, what his plans are, and his current activity in Libya. Moussa Ibrahim goes on to discuss other issues such as the Russia-NATO war in Ukraine and the deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia brokered by China.

Mar 11, 2023 06:20

Subramanian Swamy challenged by Afshin Rattansi for opposing Indian neutrality on Russia vs NATO in Ukraine, China tension

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Senior Leader in Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party and former Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy. Afshin Rattansi challenges him on his opposition to Modi’s neutral stance on the war in Ukraine which has seen India maintain good relations with Russia, and on India’s closer ties with Washington against China.

Mar 4, 2023 06:22

Ex-Stratfor Chief George Friedman: Neither Russia nor Ukraine can win, war can only end via negotiation!

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to former Stratfor Chief and the founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, George Friedman. He discusses the state of the Russia-NATO proxy war in Ukraine, why an end is still nowhere in sight, the stances of global south countries, the prospect of Chinese involvement, de-dollarization and much more!

Feb 25, 2023 06:36

Seymour Hersh on why the US blew up the Nordstreams, compares his source to Edward Snowden!

On this special episode of Going Underground, we speak to legendary journalist Seymour Hersh, who sent shockwaves around the world when he released an article detailing how the US blew up the Nordstream pipelines. He discusses the motivations for Biden to blow up the pipelines, the evolution of the Russia-Ukraine war into a Russia vs NATO proxy war, the history of US sabotage from the Gulf of Tonkin to the Baltic Sea and much more.