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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

  • 1/15/21 Andrew Quilty on the CIA’s Afghan Death Squads
    January 18, 2021 at 8:49 am

    Scott interviews journalist Andrew Quilty about his recent piece for the Intercept, which details the horrific violence being carried out in Afghanistan by U.S.-backed militia groups. In several recent attacks, these “death squads” have raided religious boarding schools known as madrassas, and murdered dozens of the boys who studied there. Although these madrassas are sometimes thought to be […]

  • 1/7/21 Kelley Vlahos on America’s Endless War Against Iraq
    January 12, 2021 at 12:17 am

    Scott talks to Kelley Vlahos about America’s 30-year nonstop bombing campaign of Iraq, and the prospects for ending it. The destruction of Iraq, says Vlahos, has followed a familiar trend: American politicians sell the public on the need to get involved in some country with what looks to be a brutal dictator in charge, then the military intervenes, usually by bombing indiscriminately, and […]

  • 1/7/21 Kalmen Barkin on Israeli Settlements and Netanyahu’s Political Future
    January 12, 2021 at 12:17 am

    Kalmen Barkin discusses the deplorable situation of Palestinians in Israel today, a people whose lands and rights are being slowly taken away from them by the Israeli government, while the delusive promise of a two-state solution vanishes along with them. Barkin believes Netanyahu may be in political (as well as legal) trouble these days, though he has been able to survive nearly every challenge […]

  • 1/7/21 Bob Murphy on the Disastrous Consequences of the Government’s Covid Policies
    January 9, 2021 at 2:49 pm

    Scott talks to Bob Murphy about the economic side of all the covid policies this past year. Most obvious are the huge spending bills, which dwarf even the stimulus measures taken after the 2008 recession. Murphy reminds us that this kind of rampant spending really means the federal reserve and the treasury have “created” new money out of thin air. This money enters through the financial […]

  • 1/7/21 Peter Van Buren on the Stunning Revelations from Hunter Biden’s Laptop
    January 9, 2021 at 2:49 pm

    rial from his personal life, but concedes that that has little to do with his father’s election as president. More importantly, the laptop has records of many of Hunter Biden’s business dealings, including, most notably, hundreds of millions of dollars from companies in Ukraine and China. In the case of both countries, Hunter was peddling the appearance of access to his father—meetings and […]

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