Episodes
Patrick Macfarlane joined Scott on Antiwar Radio this week to discuss America’s march to war with China. They talk about the provocative US maneuvers off of China’s coast and Washington’s ongoing effort to bring India into this new Cold War. Discussed on the show: “‘Integrated Deterrence’ Means Provoking China” (Libertarian Institute) Hotter Than The Sun: Time To Abolish Nuclear Weapons by Scott Horton Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam by Gareth...
Published 04/13/24
Dave Decamp was back on Antiwar Radio this week to talk about the escalating violence in the Middle East. He talks with Scott about the Israeli strike on the Iranian consulate building in Syria and the expected Iranian response. They also discuss the violence in southern Lebanon, the odds of a ceasefire occurring in the near future and more. Discussed on the show: “US Thinks Iranian Retaliation Against Israel Is Imminent” (Antiwar.com) “Biden Walks Back Call for Israel to Declare a...
Published 04/13/24
Kyle Anzalone was on Antiwar Radio to talk about the terrorist attack in Moscow and the war in Ukraine. Anzalone lays out what we know about the attack on a concert hall on the outskirts of Moscow. He then provides an update on where things stand in Ukraine, along with the West’s effort to scrape more money together to keep the war going. Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor...
Published 04/06/24
Will Porter joined Scott on Antiwar Radio this week to talk about Gaza. They discuss the scale of death and destruction so far, the World Central Kitchen convoy bombing, the IDF’s AI targeting tool and more. Discussed on the show: “Israeli Siege Causes Sharp Rise in Newborn Baby Deaths in Gaza” (Antiwar.com) “Lavender: The AI machine directing Israel’s bombing spree in Gaza” (+972 Magazine) Will Porter is assistant news editor at the Libertarian Institute and a regular contributor at...
Published 04/05/24
Scott talks with Trita Parsi about the hollowness of Biden’s efforts to improve things in Gaza. They start with the Administration’s ridiculous framing, which seeks to admit that there are distasteful aspects of Israel’s Gaza campaign, but then to blame those aspects solely on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They also talk about how the war is affecting Democratic voters and the risk that this war will expand to southern Lebanon. Discussed on the show: “The US is trying to force the...
Published 04/01/24
Kit Klarenberg joins the show to talk about two articles he recently wrote at the Grayzone. The first deals with his ridiculous Twitter ban. He and Scott discuss the details as well as the broader effort to censor dissident voices and real journalists. They then talk about an article Klarenberg wrote, reporting new details about the West’s role in the Kosovo War twenty-five years ago. Discussed on the show: “I was banned from Elon’s ‘free speech’ X app for offending power” (The...
Published 04/01/24
Scott brings Matthew Hoh back on to talk about a speech he gave to the UN Security Council earlier this month. They discuss the very real risk of the war in Ukraine going nuclear, the incompetency of America’s so-called national security “experts” and more. Discussed on the show: Matthew Hoh’s speech at the UN Security Council “VIPS MEMO: The French Road to Nuclear War” (Consortium News) “U.S. to Pull Out of ABM Treaty, Clearing Path for Antimissile Tests” (New York Times) Matthew Hoh is...
Published 03/31/24
Journalist Kevin Gosztola returns to the show to provide a quick explanation of the UK High Court’s decision regarding Julian Assange’s extradition hearing. Discussed on the show: “Assange Extradition Delayed: UK High Court Asks US To Offer 'Assurances' Or Face Limited Appeal” (The Dissenter) “Inside the CIA's secret war plans against WikiLeaks” (Yahoo News) Kevin Gosztola is the managing editor of Shadowproof. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly podcast, “Unauthorized Disclosure.” He...
Published 03/30/24
Scott talks with journalist Ramzy Baroud about the present and future ramifications of the war in Gaza. They discuss the political dynamic in the U.S. as well as the geopolitical dynamic in the Middle East and on a global scale. Discussed on the show: “Words vs. Action: A Supplication for Gaza, and Humanity” (Antiwar.com) Ramzy Baroud is a US-Arab journalist and is the editor-in-chief of the Palestine Chronicle. He is the author of My Father Was A Freedom Fighter: The Untold Story of Gaza and...
Published 03/29/24
Dave DeCampe was back on Antiwar Radio this week to discuss the war in Gaza. He and Scott talk about the latest developments and examine how Americans are reacting. Discussed on the show: “Majority of Americans Disapprove of Israel’s Military Actions in Gaza” (Antiwar.com) “Collateral Murder 2.0” (Libertarian Institute) “Trump Says Israel Has To ‘Finish the War’ Because It’s ‘Losing a Lot of Support’” (Antiwar.com) “IDF Officer: ‘We Are Demolishing Everything Before Entering’”...
Published 03/29/24
Ted Snider returns to the show to discuss some developments related to the war in Ukraine. Scott and Snider start with the sudden admissions from a number of high-level officials that various Western countries have troops on the ground in Ukraine. They also discuss the fall of Avdiivka, the leadership change in Ukraine’s military and Putin’s win in the latest election. Discussed on the show: “Why is the West Suddenly Revealing That It Has Troops in Ukraine?” (Antiwar.com) “How the C.I.A....
Published 03/28/24
Scott was joined by Daniel McAdams to talk about the domestic politics of the wars in Ukraine and Gaza. They start with the retirement of Victoria Nuland before getting into the regime’s recent shift in Ukraine rhetoric. They also talk about the war in Gaza and how it’s impacting American politics. Discussed on the show: “Did ‘Toria’ Jump…Or Was She Pushed?” (Ron Paul Institute) “US House Goes Full ‘Gangster’ With Tik Tok Ban” (Ron Paul Institute) Daniel McAdams is the executive director...
Published 03/27/24
Journalist and author Kevin Gosztola was on Antiwar Radio to discuss the most recent development in the government’s war on Julian Assange — a potential plea deal. Gosztola reviews what we know about the possible deal and lays out why this should not be considered good news. Discussed on the show: “Julian Assange, Justice Department Exploring Guilty Plea to End 14-Year Legal Drama” (Wall Street Journal) Kevin Gosztola is the managing editor of Shadowproof. He also produces and co-hosts the...
Published 03/26/24
Kyle Anzalone was back on Antiwar Radio this week to discuss the war in Gaza. This week, he and Scott focus on the humanitarian crisis — specifically the shortage of medical supplies. They discuss what’s causing it and what its effects are. Discussed on the show: “Physicians Describe ‘Most Appalling Atrocities’ in Gaza” (Libertarian Institute) “Israeli forces target aid workers in string of killings amid imminent famine” (Middle East Eye) Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian...
Published 03/23/24
Scott interviewed Andrew Cockburn about some recent articles he’s written. They start with a piece digging into the actual national security budget, which is much higher than people typically think. They also talk about the consequences of the war on terror, Julian Assange, the threat of government censorship and more. Discussed on the show: “Our Real National Security Budget” (Substack) “The Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Problem” (Harper’s) Andrew Cockburn is the Washington editor of Harper’s...
Published 03/21/24
Scott was joined by Brad Pearce to talk about Ukraine. They discuss the report in the New York Times detailing the CIA’s long-time presence in Ukraine, the stupidity of those in charge of American foreign policy, the absurdity of NATO’s security guarantees, the color revolutions in post-Soviet states and more. Discussed on the show: “The CIA Admits Its Long-Time Presence in Ukraine” (Libertarian Institute) “The Spy War: How the C.I.A. Secretly Helps Ukraine Fight Putin” (New York...
Published 03/21/24
Michael Tracey returned to the show to discuss the bill Congress is trying to pass to ban the social video-sharing app TikTok. Tracey explains what the bill actually says and the two talk about what the government could do going forward if it passes. They then discuss the real reason Washington wants TikTok gone — it’s threatening Israel’s ability to control the narrative as it slaughters the people of Gaza. Discussed on the show: “The frenzy to ban TikTok is another National Security State...
Published 03/21/24
Scott was joined by Connor Freeman to discuss what Israel is doing to the Palestinians. They start with a quick discussion of the violence in the West Bank before reviewing the scale of destruction that the IDF is raining down on the people of Gaza. They also talk about U.S. complicity, the war’s effect on the 2024 presidential election and the likelihood the war will soon spread to Lebanon. Discussed on the show: “Biden’s Unpopular Wars Reap Mass Death and Nuclear Brinkmanship” (Libertarian...
Published 03/16/24
Scott is joined by Mike Benz of the Foundation for Freedom Online. They discuss Benz’s background and how he came to become an expert in the federal government’s efforts to censor and control the internet. They then go through some of the more pressing censorship threats from the establishment playing out right now. Discussed on the show: Foundation for Freedom Online Tucker Carlson Interviews Mike Benz Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet by Yasha Levine A...
Published 03/03/24
Dave DeCamp returned to Antiwar Radio this week to discuss what’s happening in Gaza and Ukraine. They start with the breaking news about an apparent IDF massacre of Gazans rushing a convoy of aid trucks. They also talk about what we know of the scale of the death and destruction that’s been forced on Gaza so far. They finish with a discussion of Ukraine and the report about the CIA’s activities in the country before Russia invaded. Discussed on the show: DeCamp won an award “‘A mass...
Published 03/01/24
Ted Snider is back on the show to talk about the death of Alexei Navalny. Snider wrote a piece recently criticizing President Biden for acting like he knows for certain that Putin had Navalny killed. He and Scott talk about what’s known about the man’s death, what’s probable, who he really was and what he actually stood for. They finish with a quick discussion about the Ukrainian’s devastating defeat at the city of Avdiivka. Discussed on the show: “Biden Knows Putin Killed Alexei Navalny”...
Published 02/25/24
Scott talks with journalist Mohamed Elmaazi about the latest Assange hearing before the UK High Court. The hearing, which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, saw the Assange team requesting the ability to make an appeal on the order extraditing the Wikileaks founder to the United States. Elmaazi, who attended the trial, explains the arguments each side is using at this stage. He and Scott also take a step back and talk about how ridiculous this case against Assange is, bringing...
Published 02/25/24
Kyle Anzalone was on Antiwar Radio this week to talk about the news coming out of the Middle East. They discuss the coming assault on Rafah in southern Gaza, developments at the ICJ, the conduct of IDF soldiers when raiding Palestinian homes, the broader regional violence and more. Discussed on the show: “Israel Intensifies Airstrikes in Rafah as Invasion Looms” (Antiwar.com) “US Tells UN Court Israel Must Be Allowed to Continue Occupation of Palestine” (Libertarian Institute) “Israeli...
Published 02/23/24
Scott talks with Matt Taibbi about a new series of articles he published on the origins of Russiagate. Specifically, Taibbi has been working with journalists Michael Shellenberger and Alex Gutentag to report on the role of Western intelligence agencies in spying on Trump’s team and constructing the narrative that the former president was compromised by the Russian government. Discussed on the show: “CIA Had Foreign Allies Spy On Trump Team, Triggering Russia Collusion Hoax, Sources Say”...
Published 02/20/24