May 31 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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John Glaser, Joshua Holland, Kelley Vlahos

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John Glaser will be on to discuss the assassination of Osama bin Laden and his article on the American deep state.

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

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Kelley Vlahos will be on to discuss her look into the Persian Gulf syndrome. Read it here.

Bio: Kelley Vlahos has spent over a decade as a political reporter in Washington DC. Currently, she is a contributing editor for The American Conservative magazine and its daily weblog, @TAC. She is also a Washington correspondent for the DC-based homeland security magazine, Homeland Security Today, a long-time political writer for FOXNews.com, a regular columnist for Antiwar.com and a contributor to CriminalJustice.Change.org. Her web site is http://kelleyvlahos.com/.

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Joshua Holland will be on to talk about his latest article, Five Eye-Opening Facts About Our Bloated Post-9/11 ‘Defense’ Spending.

Bio: Joshua Holland is an editor and senior writer at AlterNet. He is the author of The 15 Biggest Lies About the Economy (and Everything else the Right Doesn’t Want You to Know About Taxes, Jobs and Corporate America)

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May 30 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jason Ditz, Sheldon Richman, More

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Jason Ditz will be on to discuss the latest in war news.

Bio: Jason Ditz is the news editor for Antiwar.com

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Sheldon Richman will be on to discuss Memorial Day

Bio: Sheldon Richman is editor of The Freeman, published by The Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington, New York, and serves as senior fellow at The Future of Freedom Foundation. He is the author of FFF’s award-winning bookSeparating School & State: How to Liberate America’s Families; Your Money or Your Life: Why We Must Abolish the Income Tax; and FFF’s newest book Tethered Citizens: Time to Repeal the Welfare State.

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May 26 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Robert Parry, Gareth Porter, More

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Robert Parry will be on to discuss his new piece, Cheering Netanyahu’s Intransigence.

Bio: Robert Parry is an American investigative journalist. He was awarded the George Polk Award for National Reporting in 1984 for his work with the Associated Press on the Iran-Contra story and uncovered Oliver North’s involvement in it as a Washington-based correspondent for Newsweek.

In 1995, he established Consortium News as an online ezine dedicated to investigative journalism.

Parry has written several books, including Lost History: Contras, Cocaine, the Press & “Project Truth.” (1999) and Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq (2004).

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Gareth Porter will be on to debunk David Sanger’s latest propaganda on Iran.

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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May 25 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Joshua E. S. Phillips, Michael Boldin, Eric Margolis

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Joshua E.S. Phillips will be on to discuss his latest piece, Inside the Detainee Abuse Task Force.

Bio: Joshua E. S. Phillips has reported from Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and South Asia. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Newsweek, The Nation, Salon, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, among other publications.

His radio features have been broadcast on NPR and the BBC. Phillips won a Heywood Broun Award and Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcast journalism for his American Radio Works documentary What Killed Sergeant Gray. He is the author of “None of Us Were Like This Before.”

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Michael Boldin will be on to talk about the Nullify Now – LA event scheduled for this Saturday. Learn more about it here.

Bio: Michael Boldin is the founder and executive director of the Tenth Amendment Center.

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Eric Margolis will be on the show today to discuss recent developments in Pakistan.

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.

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May 24 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Glenn Greenwald, Karen Kwiatkowski, Jeremy Sapienza

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Glenn Greenwald will be on to discuss the continued expansion of Executive powers.

Background Reading:

Bio: Glenn Greenwald is an American lawyer, columnist, blogger, and author. Greenwald worked as a constitutional and civil rights litigator prior to becoming a contributor (columnist and blogger) to Salon.com, where he focuses on political and legal topics. He has also contributed to other newspapers and political news magazines, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The American Conservative, The National Interest, and In These Times.

Greenwald is the author of three books: How Would a Patriot Act? and A Tragic Legacy and Great American Hypocrites.

In October 2010, Greenwald won the Online Journalism Award for Best Commentary, for his investigative article on the arrest of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning as the alleged leaker to WikiLeaks

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Karen Kwiatkowski will be on to discuss her run for Congress and events in Libya.

Bio: is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel whose assignments included duties as a Pentagon desk officer and a variety of roles for the National Security Agency. She is a whistleblower known for exposing how a clique of officers led by retired Navy Captain Bill Luti, assistant secretary of defense for NESA, and former aid of Dick Cheney when the latter was Secretary of Defense, took control of the military intelligence, and how the Office of Special Plans (OSP) grew and eventually turned into a censorship and disinformation organism controlling the NESA. She contributes to such publications as LewRockwell.com.

Kwiatkowski has published two books about U.S. policy towards Africa: African Crisis Response Initiative: Past Present and Future and Expeditionary Air Operations in Africa: Challenges and Solutions.

Kwiatowski is currently running for Congress in Virginia’s 6th District on the Republican ticket. See here.

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Jeremy Sapienza will be on to talk about how you can help Antiwar.com. See here.

Bio: Jeremy Sapienza is a Senior Editor with Antiwar.com

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May 23 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jacob Hornberger, Angela Keaton, David Bromwich

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David Bromwich will be on to discuss Obama’s Middle-East rhetoric. See his latest here.

Bio: David Bromwich is the Sterling professor of literature at Yale. He has written on politics and culture for The New Republic, The Nation, The New York Review of Books, and other magazines. He is editor of Edmund Burke’s selected writings On Empire, Liberty, and Reform and co-editor of the Yale University Press edition of On Liberty.

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Angela Keaton will be on to talk about how you can help Antiwar.com. See here.

Bio: Angela Keaton is the Development Director for Antiwar.com

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Jacob Hornberger will be on to discuss America’s turn toward dictatorship. Read his latest here.

Bio: Jacob G. Hornberger is founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation. He was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and received his B.A. in economics from Virginia Military Institute and his law degree from the University of Texas. He was a trial attorney for twelve years in Texas. He also was an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas, where he taught law and economics. In 1987, Mr. Hornberger left the practice of law to become director of programs at The Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, publisher of The Freeman.

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May 20 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Gene Berkman, John Seiler, Phil Giraldi, Christopher Anders

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In continuation of our tribute to Alan Bock, Gene Berkman and John Seiler will both be on to discuss the impact of Bock’s work on the libertarian movement.

Background:

Bios: John Seiler has been an editorial writer with The Orange County Register for 19 years. He is also is the managing editor of CalWatchDog.com. Owner of the legendary Renaissance Books bookstore in Riverside. In 1972 he helped found the Libertarian Party in California.

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Phil Giraldi will be on to discuss Obama’s speech as it relates to Israel. Read Giraldi’s latest here.

Background:

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.

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Christopher Anders will be on to discuss the new Congressional measure to sanction extreme war powers. Read about it here.

Bio: Christopher Anders is senior legislative counsel in the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office.

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May 19 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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John Feffer, Mark Sheffield, Angela Keaton, Steven Greenhut

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Mark Sheffield will be on to discuss his latest piece, Screwing the Swedes: Lockheed vs. SAAB. Read it here.

Bio: Mark Sheffield runs the Policy on Point blog.

John Feffer will be on to discuss Afghanistan. Read his latest here.

Bio: John Feffer is the co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He has been a Writing Fellow at Provisions Library in Washington, DC and a PanTech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University. He is a former associate editor of World Policy Journal. He has worked as an international affairs representative in Eastern Europe and East Asia for the American Friends Service Committee. He has also worked for the AFSC on such issues as the global economy, gun control, women and workplace, and domestic politics. He has served as a consultant for Foreign Policy in Focus, the Institute for Policy Studies, and the Friends Committee on National Legislation, among other organizations.

Angela Keaton will be on to discuss how you can help support Antiwar.com. See how you can help here.

Bio: Angela Keaton is the Development Director for Antiwar.com

Steven Greenhut will be on to disuss the sad passing of Alan Bock.

Background:

Bio: Steven Greenhut is director of Pacific Research Institute’s Journalism Center, which was launched d in January 2010 to provide in-depth news coverage of California government, with a focus on uncovering waste, fraud and misuse of taxpayer dollars. Most recently, Greenhut was senior editorial writer for the Orange County Register in Santa Ana, Calif. He is a frequent contributer to LewRockwell.com

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May 16 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jason Leopold, Grant F. Smith, Dean Ahmed

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Jason Leopold will be on to discuss his latest piece, Filling in the Gaping Holes in WikiLeaks’ Guantanamo Detainee Files.

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.

Grant F. Smith will be on to talk about AIPAC. Read his latest here.

Bio: Grant F. Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Spy Trade: How Israel’s Lobby Undermines America’s Economy.

Dean Ahmed will be on to talk about the Nakba protests and Israeli attacks on Palestinian protesters.

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Bio: Mr. Ahmed is an internationally known interdisciplinary scientist, author of Signs in the Heavens: A Muslim Astronomer’s Perspective on Religion and Science. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Maryland where he teaches courses on religion and progress and on religion, science and freedom. He also teaches a course on Islam, Science and Development at Georgetown University for the Center on Muslim-Christian Understanding. He is the director for the Minaret of Freedom Institute.

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May 11 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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The “other” Scott Horton, Jason Ditz, Phil Giraldi, Andy Worthington

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(Due to technical difficulties yesterday, Tuesday show guests were rescheduled for today)

Jason Ditz will be on to give a run-down of the latest in war news. See Antiwar.com.

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

Andy Worthington will be on to talk about his latest piece, The Death Of Osama bin Laden And The Unjustifiable Defense Of Torture, Guantanamo.

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.

Philip Giraldi will be on to discuss Osama bin Laden from the perspective of the intel community.

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.

The “other” Scott Horton will be on to discuss his work relating to the Gitmo “suicides.”

Background Reading:

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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May 10 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Gareth Porter, Jason Ditz, Phil Giraldi, Andy Worthington

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Gareth Porter will be on to discuss his latest piece After Bin Laden Hit, U.S. Aides Raise Dubious Hopes for Peace.

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 Antiwar.com.

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

Andy Worthington will be on to talk about his latest piece, The Death Of Osama bin Laden And The Unjustifiable Defense Of Torture, Guantanamo.

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.

Philip Giraldi will be on to discuss Osama bin Laden from the perspective of the intel community.

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.

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