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Chris Evans goes full Captain America, assembling a cavalcade of warmongering Washington avengers to discuss the Middle East

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17.08.2021

As the US limps out of Afghanistan with its tail between its legs, and millions suffer and die under the most brutal of American-induced maladies from Syria to Palestine to Yemen and across the Middle East, I implore you to fear not, as Captain America is now on the case.

Chris Evans, the movie star best known for playing the patriotic leader of the Avengers, Steve Rogers, in the multi-billion-dollar Marvel Cinematic Universe, is out to solve the world’s problems and has set his dazzling blue eyes and decidedly empty head on the mess that is the Middle East.

In 2017, the dreamy Evans founded a civic media organization called A Starting Point, which, he claims without irony, is “non-partisan”. Thankfully for humanity, on August 31, A Starting Point will air a new six-part series titled ‘Influence and Power in the Middle East’ in which “experts” will discuss Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran and Palestine.

I was hoping it would feature such Captain America-adjacent luminaries as Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor and The Hulk, but unfortunately, the line-up of speakers is considerably less impressive. It features a cavalcade of archaic establishment asses such as George W. Bush’s National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass, former Secretary of Defense and CIA director Leon Panetta, and everybody’s favorite raving lunatic and former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton.

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