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Antiwar Radio: Ken Silverstein

Ken Silverstein, Washington Editor for Harper’s Magazine, discusses his article “Neoconservatives hype a new Cold War;” the public relations firms used as lobbies for foreign governments, like Randy Scheunemann’s Orion Strategies; the close-knit world of Washington D.C. where everyone knows everyone else and investigative journalists self-sensor for fear of alienating friends and colleagues; and the incestuous relationship between Georgia’s government, Scheunemann’s PR firm and reporters who collaborate to produce an anti-Russian propaganda echo chamber, not journalism.

I was wrong about Scheunemann talking with Saakashvili in the days before the Georgia war of 2008. I regret the error. -Scott

Antiwar Radio: Ken Silverstein

Ken Silverstein, Washington Editor of Harper’s magazine, and author of the Washington Babylon blog discusses the heroic character of “the other” Scott Horton and Silverstein’s undercover investigative work in reporting the role of powerful DC lobbying firms in propagandizing the American people and determining American foreign policies.