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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

  • 10/23/20 Danny Sjursen on Nagorno-Karabakh and America’s Failed Afghanistan Strategy
    October 24, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Scott talks to Danny Sjursen about the latest in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, where Sjursen says about 5,000 people have likely been killed. The media narrative about this situation, explains Sjursen, has always been that Russia is providing material support to Armenia, and encourages the fighting for their own geopolitical purposes. In reality though, Russia […]

  • 10/23/20 Daniel Davis: Trump vs. Biden on Foreign Policy
    October 24, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    Daniel Davis is back, this time for a discussion of Trump and Biden’s foreign policy positions in light of last night’s presidential debate. Overall Davis thinks it’s good that Trump hasn’t started any new wars—unlike all of his recent predecessors—but is disappointed by the extent to which he has been unable to put his antiwar campaign promises into practice. Davis think Trump made […]

  • 10/16/20 Daniel Ellsberg on the Prosecution of Julian Assange
    October 17, 2020 at 2:55 pm

    The great Daniel Ellsberg shares his thoughts on Julian Assange’s extradition hearing, comparing the situation to his own trial in the 1970s. Ellsberg, of course, was acquitted—in part because it was proven that the government spied on confidential conversations with Ellsberg’s psychiatrist. The CIA and its allies have been shown to have done the same thing in Assange’s case, surveilling […]

  • 10/16/20 Dave DeCamp on Hunter Biden, Trump’s Tweets and America’s Endless Wars
    October 16, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Scott talks to Dave DeCamp about a handful of his recent stories, with a focus on President Trump’s efforts to bring troops home from overseas wars. Trump has issued a series of tweets calling for troop reductions, particularly in Afghanistan and Somalia, but DeCamp says that this is mostly just PR—after all, Trump is Commander in Chief, and could bring the troops home if he […]

  • 10/16/20 Eric Margolis on Trump’s Supposed Middle East ‘Peace’ Deals
    October 16, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Eric Margolis discusses President Trump’s recent peace deals between Israel and some of the Arab states. First Margolis explains that these aren’t really peace deals; what they do is simply make public the normalization of relations between countries that were already tacitly at peace. More importantly, they help further isolate the Palestinians from their supposed allies, which will most […]

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