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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

  • 10/22/21 Gareth Porter on the Self Licking Ice Cream Cone
    October 27, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    Scott is joined once again by Gareth Porter to discuss a piece he wrote at the beginning of the month for Responsible Statecraft. But before talking about the article, Porter gives a quick update on the developing situation in Lebanon. The article Porter wrote talks about the “self licking ice cream cone,” a saying used to describe the self-perpetuating nature of the […]

  • 10/22/21 William Hartung on the Existential Threat of the Nuclear Weapons Lobby
    October 26, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    William Hartung returns to the show for a quick episode about a press release he published at the Institute for Public Accuracy. Hartung describes the current setup of America’s ICBMs. The missiles are spread across the country, sitting on hair-trigger alert. It’s a setup that many experts admit is dangerous, and unnecessary. Yet any effort to roll back the program has been blocked by the […]

  • 10/22/21 Aaron Maté on the Clintonian Origins of Russiagate
    October 25, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    Aaron Maté is back on the show to discuss an article he wrote published at Real Clear Investigations. Maté explains how, although the origins of Russiagate are still murky, the Clinton Campaign seems to be at the center of it all. Notably with Clinton lawyers hiring Fusion GPS to look into Trump connections with Russia, an “inquiry” that led to the Steele Dossier. The Campaign’s legal […]

  • 10/18/21 Scott Hechinger on the Murder Rate, Police Reform and Gun Control
    October 24, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    Scott interviews attorney Scott Hechinger about a recent article he wrote for The Nation. They discuss the recent jump in the murder rate, its possible causes and the portrayal of the increase in the media. Hechinger explains that the universal nature of the increase hurts the argument that bail and police reform are causing crime surges. Scott and Hechinger also discuss racial disparities in the […]

  • 10/15/21 Barrett Brown Returns
    October 19, 2021 at 10:10 am

    Scott interviews journalist and investigator Barrett Brown. Since his last appearance on the show in 2011, Brown spent four years in prison and he is currently seeking asylum from the United States. He tells Scott the story of those tumultuous ten years. Brown also gives background and updates on his fellow journalists and activists working to expose the cyber-industrial complex. Finally, he […]

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