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The Scott Horton Show

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Scott Horton is the author of Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, and is the host of the Scott Horton Show podcast. He has conducted over 4,700 interviews with authors, journalists, activists, and whistleblowers on the most important foreign policy issues since 2003.



Latest Episodes

  • 4/3/20 Jason Ditz on Iraq, Yemen, and Venezuela
    April 8, 2020 at 12:49 am

    Jason Ditz talks about escalating tensions in Iraq, the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and the murmurings of another attempt by the U.S. to put Juan Guaido in power in Venezuela. Scott and Ditz are stunned that America keeps making the same foreign policy mistakes over and over again. Scott sees a real opportunity for a politician like Bernie Sanders to make these topics a leading issue, […]

  • 4/3/20 Doug Bandow on the Fake North Korean Threat and America’s Role in Yemen
    April 6, 2020 at 7:29 am

    Scott interviews Doug Bandow about his recent article for the National Interest, which discusses the effects of the coronavirus on U.S. relations with North Korea. Bandow explains how after years of hand-wringing over the imminent threat posed by Kim Jong-un’s aggressive nuclear posturing, and the need for America to respond strongly, everyone forgets all about it as soon as an actual […]

  • 3/27/20 Hassan El-Tayyab on America’s Ongoing Genocide in Yemen
    March 30, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    Hassan El-Tayyab talks to Scott about the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, where the U.S. continues to help Saudi Arabia wage an aggressive war against the Middle East’s poorest country. Scott reminds us that President Trump could end the war with a single phone call, but is too concerned with the arms contracts with the Saudi government to risk jeopardizing the relationship. Things […]

  • 3/27/20 Andrew Bacevich: Judgement Day for the National Security State
    March 30, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    Scott talks to Andrew Bacevich about the ways U.S. military spending over the last few decades has indebted our country and will continue to impoverish future generations. The mistakes go back to America’s squandering of its Cold War peace dividend in the early 1990s, drastically expanding its empire in Europe and Asia instead of shrinking the military and focusing on prosperity at home. […]

  • 3/27/20 Ted Carpenter on Liberty and the Coronavirus
    March 30, 2020 at 1:36 pm

    Ted Carpenter discusses the possible ramifications of the coronavirus on both the economy and our personal liberties. He first reminds us that this is not a question of sacrificing economic productivity for the sake of saving lives, as some would have us believe—shutting down huge sectors of the economy itself threatens human lives through increased risk to the most vulnerable, ruined […]

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