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The Mises Caucus Doctrine For the Libertarian Party

I originally gave this speech to the Libertarian Party National Committee on July 30, 2022, but the audio and video were terrible and the thing was too long so no one read it. So here's me reading it out loud with decent sound quality at least. And I hope it will be...

9/11/22 Scott Explains the War in Yemen, and the Effort to End It

Download Episode. Yesterday, Scott did a solo show for Antiwar Radio in which he lays out the ongoing grassroots campaign to end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s brutal war on the people of Yemen. He gives a brief but thorough background on the war and then explains...

The Stress Blog

Happy April Glaspie Day!

Thank you, Julian Assange: SADDAM’S MESSAGE OF FRIENDSHIP TO PRESIDENT BUSH Date:1990 July 25, 12:46 (Wednesday) Canonical ID:90BAGHDAD4237_a Original Classification:SECRET Current Classification:SECRET Handling Restrictions– Not Assigned — Character...

Call Your Congressmen and Senators Re Yemen War Powers Resolution

In the House it’s HJ Res 87, in the Senate it’s SJ Res 54. Call 833 STOP WAR and they will connect you directly to your representatives. If you have a Democratic Congressman, tell them the President said he wants to end this war. He needs us to support him...

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3/24/23 Kelley Vlahos on Those Most Responsible for Iraq War II

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Kelley Vlahos returns to the show to talk about some of the writers, pundits and government advisors most responsible for the invasion of Iraq twenty years ago. Vlahos wrote an article highlighting three awful reflections about the war written recently by some of its biggest cheerleaders—David Frum, Eli Lake and Max Boot. They also discussed a symposium organized by Responsible Statecraft which asked a range of historians, journalists and authors to name the most underrated player responsible for bringing about the war and explain why. 

Discussed on the show:

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos is Editorial Director of Responsible Statecraft and Senior Advisor at the Quincy Institute. Follow her on Twitter @KelleyBVlahos

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3/24/23 Trita Parsi: America Is Not the Peacemaker in the Middle East

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Scott talks with Trita Parsi about an op-ed he wrote in the New York Times on the Saudi-Iranian agreement to reestablish diplomatic ties. Although the agreement does not mark an end to the rivalry between the two governments, it did establish a way to manage that rivalry with words. Also, the talks were brokered by the Chinese government. Parsi explains why this is a big deal. They also talk about the news that the Saudis agreed to resume ties with Syria in talks brokered by Russia. 

Discussed on the show:

Trita Parsi is the Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and the author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy. Parsi is the recipient of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Follow him on Twitter @tparsi.

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3/24/23 Dan McKnight on Defend the Guard’s Victory in Arizona and How You Can Help Keep the Momentum Going This Monday

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Dan McKnight returns to the show to talk about Defend the Guard’s recent success in Arizona and how you can help bring about another victory this Monday in Texas. Defend the Guard is state-level legislation that bars Congress from deploying National Guard troops to foreign combat operations unless war is formally declared. In other words, it forces Congress to abide by the Constitution. McKnight lays the groundwork for where the fight stands right now after a victory in the Arizona Senate. Scott and McKnight then call for all listeners from Texas, or anyone who has friends or family in Texas, to take part in a phone bank operation this Monday, March 27th. McKnight provides the details on how you can get involved. Then, at the end, Scott plays the recording of his statement from the Defend the Guard hearing in Maine last Monday. 

Discussed on the show:

Dan McKnight is the founder and Chairman of Idahoans to Bring Our Troops Home. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, three years active duty with the U.S. Army and ten years with the Idaho Army National Guard, including a one-year deployment to Afghanistan in 2006.

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3/23/23 Kyle Anzalone on Somalia, Ukraine and the Growing Alliance Between Russia and China

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Kyle Anzalone was back on Antiwar Radio this week to run through some of the most important foreign policy news. They talked about the famine in Somalia, the ongoing War on Terror, the state of the war in Ukraine, the permanent U.S. garrison being established in Poland, how China and Russia are growing closer, the false notion that Biden is soft on China and the anniversary of the beginning of Iraq War II. 

Discussed on the show:

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman. Follow him on Twitter @KyleAnzalone_

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3/17/23 Grant F. Smith on How the Saudi-Iran Peace Initiative Is Bad for Israel

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Scott talks with Grant F. Smith about an article he recently wrote on the major blow the Saudis dealt Israel by reengaging with Iran. Scott and Smith assess the damage this has done to Israel’s plans for the region. They then discuss whether this major development makes a war against Iran more or less likely. 

Discussed on the show:

Grant F. Smith is the author of a number of books including Big Israel: How Israel’s Lobby Moves America, Divert!, and most recently The Israel Lobby Enters State Government: Rise of the Virginia Israel Advisory Board. He is the director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy in Washington, D.C.

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3/17/23 Kit Klarenberg on the Georgia Uprisings and the National Endowment for Democracy

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Kit Klarenberg is back to provide some important context for the uprisings in Georgia. They start with the Eastern European country’s transition after the fall of the Soviet Union and the influence that the U.S. has enjoyed there since. That brings them to the recently proposed legislation that would have required Georgian organizations to disclose funding from any foreign governments. The proposal was met with sharp condemnation from Western officials who labeled it a threat to the Georgian people’s ability to fulfill their own economic and social aspirations. Scott and Klarenberg talk about how ludicrous this assertion is and pull back the curtain on what really explains the protests that erupted as a result. 

Discussed on the show:

  • “Dare Call It A Coup? CIA Front Threatens Color Revolution In Georgia” (MintPress News)

Kit Klarenberg is an investigative journalist exploring the role of intelligence services in shaping politics and perceptions. Follow him on Twitter @KitKlarenberg

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3/17/23 Nasser Arrabyee on the Major Progress Towards Peace in Yemen

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Nasser Arrabyee is back to discuss the improving situation on the ground in Yemen. They talk about two huge developments, first that the Saudis have agreed to most of the Houthis’ requests in their negotiations to end the war, and second that the UAE is planning to start talks with the Houthis. Scott and Arrabyee dig into the implications of this progress, weigh the possibility that the U.S. will switch sides again to restart the drone war against Al-Qaeda and discuss the lingering effects of famine and disease on the Yemeni population. 

Discussed on the show:

  • “Suspected US Drone Strike Kills Three Alleged al-Qaeda Members in Yemen” (Antiwar.com)

Nasser Arrabyee is a Yemeni journalist based in Sana’a, Yemen. He is the owner and director of Yemen-Now.com. You can follow him on Twitter @narrabyee.

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3/17/23 Eric Brakey on Monday’s Defend the Guard Hearing in Maine

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Scott talks with Eric Brakey, now serving in the Maine Senate, about the Defend the Guard hearing scheduled for Monday at 1 PM EST. Scott and Brakey discuss the nationwide effort to pass the legislation, which would block Congress from deploying State National Guard troops to foreign combat operations unless war is formally declared. They then zoom into what’s happening in Maine and explain how you can help.

Discussed on the show:

Eric Brakey is a State Senator from Maine. He has been instrumental in pushing for pro-liberty legislation like Constitutional Carry and Defend the Guard. Follow him on Twitter @SenatorBrakey

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