April 27 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Gareth Porter, Jason Ditz, Coleen Rowley, the “other” Scott Horton

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Gareth Porter will be on to discuss his latest piece, Why U.S. and NATO Fed Detainees to Afghan Torture System.

Bio: Gareth Porter is an American historian, investigative journalist and policy analyst on U.S. foreign and military policy. Porter has written regular news reports and news analysis on political, diplomatic and military developments in regard to Middle East conflicts for Inter Press Service since 2005.

Jason Ditz will be on to give a run-down of the latest in war news. See http://www.antiwar.com/.

Bio: Jason Ditz is the news editor for Antiwar.com. He is a frequent guest on RT TV and Press TV.

Coleen Rowley will be on to discuss why the Patriot Act needs to die. Read her piece here.

Bio: Coleen Rowley is a former FBI agent and whistleblower, and was a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district. She is a whistleblower advocate and civil liberties activist. She was chosen by TIME magazine as one of their Persons of the Year in 2002.

The “other” Scott Horton will be on to discuss the NYT’s shoddy reporting on the Gitmo “suicides.” See his latest here.

Bio: Scott Horton is a Contributing Editor of Harper’s Magazine and writer of the No Comment blog. He is an attorney known for his work in emerging markets and international law, especially human rights law and the law of armed conflict. Mr. Horton also lectures at the Columbia University.

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April 26 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jason Leopold, Joey King, Jack Hunter, Roi Maor

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Jason Leopold will be on to discuss more evidence of psychological research on detainees in US custody as relating to the latest release of Wikileaks documents.

Background Reading

Bio: Jason Leopold is an investigative reporter and the deputy managing editor at truthout.org. He’s the author of the national bestseller, News Junkie, a memoir.

Joey King will be on to discuss the Veterans for Peace position on Libya. Read the statement here.

Bio: Joey King was Distinguished Military Graduate from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. He graduated from the following Army schools: Airborne, Ranger, Pathfinder, Air Assault, Infantry Officer’s Basic Course, Jungle Expert, and the Infantry Officer’s Mortar Platoon Officer’s Course. He was served with the 82nd Airborne Division and the Airborne unit in Vicenza Italy.

He was a platoon leader and company executive officer. He resigned from the active army in July 1987 and later resigned from the Reserves. He is on the board of http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

Jack Hunter will be on to discuss John McCain. Read his latest here.

Bio: Jack Hunter – also known as the Southern Avenger – is a conservative radio host and political commentator in the United States. He appears every Tuesday and Friday morning on WTMA News-Talk 1250 AM. Hunter is also a weekly contributor to the Charleston City Paper.

Hunter is also a contributing editor to both Taki’s Magazine and The American Conservative Magazine, while often filling in for Constitutional conservative Sirius Radio talk show host Mike Church and appearing as a weekly guest on The Savage Nation. He co-wrote Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s book The Tea Party Goes to Washington.

Roi Maor will be on to discuss how a group of preeminent Israelis is calling for a Palestinian state, 1967 borders. Read his piece here.

Bio: Roi Maor is an activist for social rights and human rights in Israel and Palestine, living in Tel Aviv. He has been published in ynet, Ha’aretz and the Jerusalem Post. Roi has worked for several NGOS, including Yesh Din and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. He currently works as the Director of International Relations in Bimkom – Planners for Human Rights. He has a regular blog at 972 Magazine, 972mag.com.

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April 25 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Andy Worthington, Alfred McCoy, Alex Kane

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Andy Worthington will be on to discuss the latest Wikileaks revelations on Gitmo.

Background:

  • Read the Guardian series here
  • Read the NYT series here

Bio: Andy Worthington is a British freelance investigative journalist, author and filmmaker, specializing in Guantánamo and the “War on Terror,” but also covering revolutionary movements in the Middle East, and UK politics. He writes regularly for newspapers and websites including the Guardian, Truthout, Cageprisoners, and the Future of Freedom Foundation. He also write occasionally for the Daily Star, Lebanon, the Huffington Post, Antiwar.com, CounterPunch, AlterNet, and ZNet.

His website – http://www.andyworthington.co.uk/ – is one of the top 100 world politics blogs, was archived by the British Library in January 2011, and receives around 250,000 page views every month.

Alfred McCoy will be on to discuss his latest piece, Washington on the Rocks: An Empire of Autocrats, Aristocrats, and Uniformed Thugs Begins to Totter

Bio: Alfred W. McCoy is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a TomDispatch regular, and author most recently of the award-winning book, Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State. He has also convened the “Empires in Transition” project, a global working group of 140 historians from universities on four continents.

Alex Kane will be on to discuss his latest piece How Your Tax Dollars Fuel the Hatred of Muslims.

Bio: Alex Kane is a blogger and journalist for the Indypendent, a free New York City-based newspaper, and a frequent contributor to the blog Mondoweiss. His work has appeared in Electronic Intifada, Common Dreams, Palestine Chronicle, Red Pepper (UK), and Extra!. His blog is http://alexbkane.wordpress.com/.

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April 22 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Rep. Ron Paul, Kevin Zeese, Phil Giraldi, Doug Bandow

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Rep. Ron Paul will be on to talk about his new book: Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom. Buy it here.

Bio: Dr. Ron Paul is the Republican Congressman for the 14th congressional district of Texas. Paul serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Financial Services and is Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy where he has been an outspoken critic of American foreign and monetary policy. He has gained prominence for his libertarian positions on many political issues, often clashing with both Republican and Democratic Party leaders.

Kevin Zeese will be on to talk about the recent developments in the Bradley Manning case. Read his latest here.

Bio: Kevin Zeese directs Come Home America and is on the steering committee of the Bradley Manning Support Network. He is the Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace. Zeese also served as the Executive Director of Democracy Rising, is an attorney, and a long term peace advocate. Zeese took a leave from VotersForPeace for most of 2006 while he was running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Zeese was a founding member of the Montgmery County Coalition Against the War in Maryland and has worked with various non-profit organizations on peace, justice, and democracy issues since 1978.

Phil Giraldi will be on to discuss the latest out of Syria.

Bio: Phil Giraldi is a former “counter-terrorism” specialist and military intelligence officer of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and a columnist and television commentator who is the Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, a group that advocates for more even handed policies by the U.S. government in the Middle East. Giraldi served the CIA for eighteen years in Turkey, Italy, Germany, and Spain and speaks those nations’ languages.

He has written columns on terrorism, intelligence, and security issues for The American Conservative magazine, Huffington Post, and Antiwar.com and op-ed pieces for the Hearst Newspaper chain. He has been interviewed by Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, MSNBC, FOX News, National Public Radio, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the British Broadcasting Corporation, al-Jazeera, al-Arabiya and other outlets. During the 2008 presidential primaries, Giraldi served as a foreign policy adviser to Ron Paul.

Doug Bandow will be on to discuss Libya.

Bio: Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, specializing in foreign policy and civil liberties. He worked as special assistant to President Reagan and editor of the political magazine Inquiry. He writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National Interest,Wall Street Journal, and Washington Times. Bandow speaks frequently at academic conferences, on college campuses, and to business groups. Bandow has been a regular commentator on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. He holds a J.D. from Stanford University.

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April 21 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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John Glaser, Gareth Porter, Charles Goyette

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John Glaser will be on to discuss his latest piece, Exporting Tyranny through Foreign Aid.

Bio: John Glaser is an editorial assistant at The American Conservative.

Gareth Porter will be on to discuss the latest Wikileaks revelations about Israel’s push toward war with Iran.

Background:

  • Read the Haaretz article here.
  • Read Gareth’s latest piece here.

Bio: Gareth Porter is an American historian, investigative journalist and policy analyst on U.S. foreign and military policy. Porter has written regular news reports and news analysis on political, diplomatic and military developments in regard to Middle East conflicts for Inter Press Service since 2005.

Charles Goyette will be on to talk about the economy

Bio: Charles Goyette is an American talk show host and writer. He is a libertarian-conservative commentator, who is noted for his outspoken anti-war views, his opposition to the war in Iraq, and his economic commentary. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling book The Dollar Meltdown: Surviving the Impending Currency Crisis with Gold, Oil, and Other Unconventional Investments, which Congressman Ron Paul calls “a must read,” and investor Peter Schiff describes as “…a sensible plan to protect your wealth.

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April 20 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Ahmed Al-Assy, Eric Margolis, Marcy Wheeler

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Ahmed Al-Assy will be on to discuss the Egyptian revolution and relations with Palestine.

Bio: Ahmed Al-Assy, an Egyptian-American living in Egypt and a participant in the Tahrir Square protest. He is an activist and writer.

Eric Margolis will be on to discuss the latest developments in Libya and Syria.

Bio: Eric S. Margolis is an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist. His articles appear in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Times of London, the Gulf Times, the Khaleej Times and other news sites in Asia.

Marcy Wheeler will be on to talk about the latest in the Bradley Manning case. See the Bradley Manning page at FDL here.

Bio: Marcy Wheeler is an American blogger who wrote in The Next Hurrah prior to contributing primarily to Jane Hamsher’s FireDogLake (FDL), since early December 2007. She also contributes occasionally to Markos Moulitsas Zúniga’s aggregated blog Daily Kos, Arianna Huffington’s aggregated news site and blog The Huffington Post, Michigan Liberal, as well as other online sites, and to the “Comment Is Free” section of the Guardian Online. She goes by the name of EmptyWheel.

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April 19 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jesse Trentadue, Tom Woods, Anthony Gregory

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April 19 is an important day in history. Three of the most important events that occurred on April 19 are:

On hand to discuss each of these will be:

Jesse Trentadue, who will be on to discuss the Oklahoma City Bombing and the murder of his brother in federal custody.

Background

Bio: Jesse Trentadue is the brother of Kenneth Michael Trentadue, an Oklahoma man who died in federal custody during the investigation of the Oklahoma City Bombing. He is a lawyer with Suitter Axland, PLLC, who lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Tom Woods will be on to discuss the battles of Lexington and Concrod and the start of the Revolutionary War.

Bio: Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is a senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He is the author of eleven books, most recently Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse and Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century.

Woods’ writing has appeared in dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals, including theAmerican Historical Review, the Christian Science Monitor, Investor’s Business Daily,Catholic Historical Review, Modern Age, American Studies, Intercollegiate Review, Catholic Social Science Review, Economic Affairs (U.K.), and Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. His Web site is: http://www.tomwoods.com/

Anthony Gregory will be on to talk about Waco and his latest piece: From Waco to Libya: 18 Years of Humanitarian Mass Murder.

Bio: Anthony Gregory is a research analyst at the Independent Institute, Editor in Chief of Campaign for Liberty, moderator of the Beacon, policy adviser to the Future of Freedom Foundation and columnist for LewRockwell.com. He guest edits Strike the Root.

His writing has appeared in such places as the Christian Science Monitor San Diego Union Tribune, Antiwar.com, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, Counterpunch, the American Conservative, Liberty Magazine, the Mises Institute blog, the Stress Blog, The Libertarian Enterprise and Liberty and Power, as well as in textbooks, journals and other outlets, and has been translated in several languages.

He wrote for Michael Badnarik’s 2004 campaign. He got his B.A. in history at UC Berkeley in 2003, where he wrote his thesis on the 1993 Waco disaster.

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April 18 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Guests: Mel Frykberg, Noam Sheizaf, Nick Mottern

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Mel Frykberg will be on to discuss violence in Gaza. Read his latest piece here.

Bio: Mel Frykberg is a journalist with IPS News. He lives and works in Gaza

Noam Sheizaf will be on to discuss the Fogel family murders in Israel and the subsequent collective punishment of Palestinian settlers by the IDF.

Background

  • Read Noam’s piece here
  • Read the latest here

Bio: Noam Sheizaf is an independent journalist and editor. He has worked for the Tel Aviv local paper, Ha-ir; for Ynet.co; and as deputy editor for Maariv daily news. His work is published in Haaretz, Yedioth Ahronoth, The Nation, and other publications. He currently publishes the Promise Land blog at 927Mag.com. Noam lives in Tell Aviv and served for 4.5 years in the IDF.

Nick Mottern will be on to discuss a little known bill that has passed, allowing for military drones in US skies. Read his piece here.

Bio: Nick Mottern is the Director of Consumers for Peace (http://www.consumersforpeace.org/), peace activist, and writer. He is frequently published at TruthOut, War is a Crime, Op-Ed News, as well as others.

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April 15 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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James Bovard, Michae T.  Heany, Alan J. Kuperman

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James Bovard will be on to discuss his two latest pieces:

Bio: James Bovard, who serves as a policy advisor to The Future of Freedom Foundation, is a frequent contributor to Playboy, American Spectator, and Investor’s Business Daily. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Reader’s Digest, New Republic, Washington Post, Washington Times, and Newsweek.

Dr. Michael T. Heany will be on to discuss his study on the antiwar movement, entitled: The Partistan Dynamis of Contention: Demobilzation of the Antiwar Movement in the United States.

  • Read the study here
  • Read an article about the study here

Bio: Dr. Michael T. Heany is Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Political Science at the University of Michigan. Michael Heaney examines the organizational dimensions of American politics. His research focuses on the role of intermediary institutions–especially interest groups, political parties, and social movements–in shaping the political process and policy outcomes.

Alan J. Kuperman will be on to discuss his piece False pretense for war in Libya. Read the article here.

Bio: Alan J. Kuperman Is Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. Prior to joining the LBJ School faculty in 2005, Kuperman was Resident Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna, Italy. At the LBJ School, he teaches courses in global policy studies, is Coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Program, and leads a Pentagon-funded project on Constitutional Design and Conflict Management in Africa.

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April 14 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Guests: Ahmed Al Omran, Gareth Porter, Matt Southworth

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Ahmed Al Omran will be on to discuss Saudi Arabia, specifically his piece: Saudi Arabia unrest: a blogger’s view.

Bio: Ahmed Al Omran is a multimedia journalist and leading Saudi blogger. His blog, Saudi Jeans, is one of the most well known and longstanding blogs in the Middle East.

Blogging for the past seven years, he has developed a vast knowledge of the online scene in the region. Ahmed has written op-eds for both The New York Times and The Guardian. Over the past few years, he has been frequently quoted in international media, and has appeared on CNN, BBC, France24, CBC, Al Hurra, and other TV and radio networks to talk about Saudi Arabia and Internet use by youth in the Middle East.

Gareth Porter will be on to discuss Pakistan Moves to Curb More Aggressive U.S. Drone Strikes, Spying. Read it here.

Bio: Gareth Porter is an American historian, investigative journalist and policy analyst on U.S. foreign and military policy. Porter has written regular news reports and news analysis on political, diplomatic and military developments in regard to Middle East conflicts for Inter Press Service since 2005.

Matt Southworth will be on to discuss the war budget.

Bio: Matt Southworth is a legislative aid on foreign policy with the Quaker public interest group, the Friend’s Committee on National Legislation. Currently, Matt works on Afghanistan policy and greater Middle East issues on Capitol Hill. He has been working closely with a number of Congressional offices in an effort to create a Congressionally led Afghanistan-Pakistan Study Group that will provide President Obama with recommendations moving past the July 2011 transitional phase. Visit the FCNL here.

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April 13 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Guests: Pepe Escobar, Rep. Aaron Libby, Ali Gharib, Bob Murphy

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Pepe Escobar will be on to discuss his latest piece “If the US Doesn’t Pull Every Soldier from Iraq at Midnight, Dec. 31, 2011, Expect Serious Trouble.”

Bio: Pepe Escobar is a journalist based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He writes a column entitled The Roving Eye for Asia Times Online and is analyst and correspondent for The Real News Network.

Rep. Aaron Libby (R) will be on to discuss his new bill (LD 1305) An Act To Limit the Use of the National Guard to Situations Specifically Authorized by the United States Constitution, introduced in the Maine House of Representatives.

For additional background:

  • Read a summary of the bill here

Bio: Aaron Libby is the State Representative of House District 139, which includes Waterboro and part of Lyman. He serves on the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee during the 125th Legislature.

Ali Gharib will be on to discuss AIPAC. Read his latest here.

Bio: Ali Gharib is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, NY. He’s a regular contributor to the LobeLog

Bob Murphy will be on to discuss the economy

Bio: Robert P. Murphy is an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute, where he teaches at the Mises Academy.He runs the blog Free Advice and is the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, theStudy Guide to Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, the Human Action Study Guide,The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal, and his newest book,Lessons for the Young Economist.

See his blog here: http://consultingbyrpm.com/blog

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April 12 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Guests: Rep. Aaron Libby, Johann Hari, Anthony Gregory

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Johann Hari will be on to discuss Libya and his latest piece, We’re not being told the truth on Libya.

Bio: Johann Hari is an award-winning journalist who writes twice-weekly for the Independent, one of Britain’s leading newspapers, and the Huffington Post. He is a contributing writer for Slate, and regularly appears on the BBC’s Newsnight Review.

His work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Le Monde, Le Monde Diplomatique, The New Republic, El Mundo, The Guardian, The Melbourne Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, South Africa’s Star, The Irish Times, and a wide range of other international newspapers and magazines.

He has reported from Iraq, the Gaza Strip, the Congo, Bangladesh, India, Venezuela, Rwanda, Peru, Ethiopia, Mexico, the Central African Republic, Syria and the United States.

Rep. Aaron Libby (R) will be on to discuss his new bill (LD 1305) An Act To Limit the Use of the National Guard to Situations Specifically Authorized by the United States Constitution, introduced in the Maine House of Representatives.

For additional background:

  • See the bill here
  • Read a summary of the bill here

Bio: Aaron Libby is the State Representative of House District 139, which includes Waterboro and part of Lyman. He serves on the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee during the 125th Legislature.

Anthony Gregory will be on to discuss anarcho-capitalism

Bio: Anthony Gregory is a research analyst at the Independent Institute, Editor in Chief of Campaign for Liberty, moderator of the Beacon, policy adviser to the Future of Freedom Foundation and columnist for LewRockwell.com. He guest edits Strike the Root. His writing has appeared in such places as the Christian Science Monitor San Diego Union Tribune, Antiwar.com, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, Counterpunch, the American Conservative, Liberty Magazine, the Mises Institute blog, the Stress Blog, The Libertarian Enterprise and Liberty and Power, as well as in textbooks, journals and other outlets, and has been translated in several languages. He wrote for Michael Badnarik’s 2004 campaign. He got his B.A. in history at UC Berkeley in 2003, where he wrote his thesis on the 1993 Waco disaster.

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April 11 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Guests: The other Scott Horton, Daphne Eviatar, Adam Morrow

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

Scott Horton will be on to discuss the Bradley Manning case. In particular, Horton will talk about how over 250 prominent American scholars have signed a letter in protest of the detention and treatment of Manning.

Background:

  • Read the letter here
  • Read an article about the letter and the scholars here

Bio: Scott Horton is a Contributing Editor of Harper’s Magazine and writer of the No Comment blog. He is an attorney known for his work in emerging markets and international law, especially human rights law and the law of armed conflict. Mr. Horton also lectures at the Columbia University. See his blog here.

Daphne Eviatar will be on to discuss the latest revelations of US secret prisons in Afghanistan. See here for background here.

Bio: Daphne Eviatar is a Senior Associate in Human Rights First’s Law and Security Program who investigates and reports on U.S. national security policies and practices and their human rights implications.

Daphne is a lawyer and award-winning journalist who has written widely about law, human rights and economic development. A former legal correspondent for The Washington Independent, her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek International, Harper’s and many others.

Visit Human Rights First here.

Adam Morrow will be on to talk about the military clashes in Egypt over the weekend. Read his latest piece here.

For background read the following:

Bio: Adam Morrow is a reporter with IPS News working out of Cairo, Egypt

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April 8

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Guests: Malalai Joya, Peter Hart, Will Grigg, Gareth Porter

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Malalai Joya will be on to discuss Afghanistan, human rights, and life in war-torn Afghanistan

Bio: Joya Is a former Parliamentarian in the National Assembly of Afghanistan (2005-2007), peace activist and writer. She is a vocal critic of the Karzai administration and its western supporters, specifically the United States. Joya was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world for 2010. On May 7, 2006, Malalai Joya was physically and verbally attacked by fellow members of parliament after accusing several colleagues of being “warlords” and unfit for service in the new Afghan government.

She was subsequently suspended by members of the Wolesi Jirga from the legislature. She has gained international support from prominent individuals who have demanded her reinstatement. She is currently in the United States on a speaking tour.

Read more about her here:

Peter Hart will be on the show today to sort out what Richard Goldstone’s Washington Post op-ed really meant. Goldstone investigated allegations of war crimes by Israel in Gaza. His finale report, formally titled The United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (it is most commonly called the Goldstone Report) found Israel to have committed serious crimes, especially against civilians. Goldstone authored an Op-Ed last week that ran in the Washington Post that was seen by many as a retraction of his original allegations. Peter Hart will explain what Goldstone actually said vs. what has been largely misrepresented by the media. Read Peter’s piece here.

Background Reading:

Bio: Peter Hart is the activism director at FAIR. He writes for FAIR’s magazine Extra, and is also a co-host and producer of FAIR’s syndicated radio show CounterSpin.

He is the author of The Oh Really? Factor: Unspinning Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly” (Seven Stories Press, 2003).

William Grigg will be on to discuss Mexico. Read his latest piece here.

Bio: An award-winning investigative journalist, William Norman Grigg was the senior editor and a prolific contributor to The New American, the official magazine of the John Birch Society. His writing reflects views heavily influenced by constitutionalism, libertarianism, and anti-communism.

Mr. Grigg has written and co-produced several video documentaries, including Tragedy by Design (1997), Injustice for All: The International Criminal Court (1998), and Civilian Disarmament: Prelude to Tyranny (2000).

Gareth Porter will be on to disuss his latest piece on Iraq, Maliki’s Doubts Threaten Post 2011 Iraq Tripp Presence.

Bio: Gareth Porter is an American historian, investigative journalist and policy analyst on U.S. foreign and military policy. Porter has written regular news reports and news analysis on political, diplomatic and military developments in regard to Middle East conflicts for Inter Press Service since 2005.

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