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The Antiwar Comic: War Crimes Paradox

Bradley Manning is getting a push these days with the trial heating up.  (Although, who really knows what’s going on when they won’t let the crowd-funded stenographer in.)

Let’s all hope Bradley goes free.  If not after this trial, maybe he’ll get pardoned after the next presidential election.

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April 22 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

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 20 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Ahmed Al-Assy, Eric Margolis, Marcy Wheeler

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

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 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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