10/18/19 Patrick Cockburn on Winding Down the War in Syria

Scott talks to Patrick Cockburn about the situation with the Kurds in Syria. Scott calls Syria a win-win-win-win: The Kurds have negotiated a deal with Assad that will give them some autonomy and protection from Turkey, Turkey gets a roughly 30-mile border buffer with...

4/26/19 Patrick Cockburn on an Undefeated ISIS

Scott talks to Independent Middle East correspondent Patrick Cockburn about ISIS, who, despite claims of their defeat, are back waging a guerrilla campaign in Iraq. Discussed on the show: We Can Finish ISIS – but Only if the West Winds Down Its Proxy Wars...

9/18/2018 Patrick Cockburn on Basra Uprising

Patrick Cockburn is interviewed on the Basra protests and discontent that’s detailed in his article “The Major Uprising in Basra and Southern Iraq that the world should be worrying about in the Middle East right now“. Cockburn talks about the motivation of the Sunnis...

7/2/18 Patrick Cockburn on Life in Baghdad

Patrick Cockburn joins Scott to talk about daily life in Baghdad. He explains that although things have gotten better now that Isis has been pushed back somewhat, people still fear for their return—it wouldn’t be the first time this has happened. One of the central...

11/16/16 – Patrick Cockburn – The Scott Horton Show

Patrick Cockburn, an award-winning writer with The Independent, discusses the imminent battles for Tal Afar and Mosul in Iraq – as senior Isis leaders leave for Syria, Turkey threatens to intervene on behalf of Sunni Turkmen, and Donald Trump is confronted with...

09/04/16 – Patrick Cockburn – The Scott Horton Show

Patrick Cockburn, journalist and author of Chaos & Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East, discusses the possibility of a peace agreement in Syria or further-escalating war as Turkey enters the fray in an effort to stop a Kurdish state...

07/27/16 – Patrick Cockburn – The Scott Horton Show

Patrick Cockburn, journalist and author of Chaos & Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East, discusses Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s crackdown on schools and universities allegedly linked to the Gulen movement, lead by US-based...

05/24/16 – Patrick Cockburn – The Scott Horton Show

Patrick Cockburn, an award-winning journalist with The Independent, discusses ISIS’s military setbacks in Syria and Iraq as government forces and Shia militias converge on Fallujah – an ISIS stronghold only 40 miles from Baghdad that was captured in 2014....

04/21/16 – Patrick Cockburn – The Scott Horton Show

Patrick Cockburn, journalist and author of Chaos and Caliphate, discusses the permanent stalemate within the Iraqi government; the incentive of national and rebel forces to exaggerate their numbers; and why the US can’t hope to win a war on terrorism without...
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