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Antiwar Radio: Ali Gharib

Ali Gharib, New York-based journalist on U.S. foreign policy and LobeLog writer, discusses the FBI raids on antiwar activists’ homes, how Israel put Iran in “Axis of Evil” after 9/11, the Global War on Terror’s conflation of national resistance groups (and any enemy of Israel) with international terrorist groups like al-Qaeda, neoconservative warmongers re-using the Iraq War playbook to gin up support for an attack on Iran, the tangled neocon web of familial relationships and the new cottage industry of neophyte Koran “scholars” quoting passages out of context to portray Islam as a religion bent on world domination.

Antiwar Radio: Isaac Luria

Isaac Luria, Director of Communications and New Media for the pro-Israel J Street lobby, discusses J Street’s increased influence in Washington since its creation two years ago, why a US-initiated two state solution for Israel/Palestine is in the best interest of all parties, polls that show American Jews support Obama’s proposals even when Israel’s government doesn’t, the fast-approaching demographic milestone wherein Palestinians will outnumber Jews in greater Israel, why Jews still need a homeland where they can be secure and how Israel continues to use PR solutions for policy problems.

Antiwar Radio: Scott Horton

The Other Scott Horton (no relation), international human rights lawyer, professor and contributing editor at Harper’s magazine, discusses the public grievances that motivated Kyrgyzstan’s second revolution in five years, Russian ambivalence about the US regional presence, the critical strategic importance of the US airbase at Manas, evidence of CIA intervention with Gitmo hunger-strikers at the infamous “Camp No” and the ominous McCain/Lieberman detention bill.