01/16/13 – Justin Elliott – The Scott Horton Show

by | Jan 16, 2013 | Interviews | 1 comment

Justin Elliott, a journalist with ProPublica, discusses his article “Revealed: America’s Arms Sales to Bahrain Amid Bloody Crackdown;” the scant media coverage of continuing pro-democracy protests in Bahrain; the FOIA documents that cast doubt on US government claims that weapons sales to Bahrain are only used for external defense, not political repression; and the “questionable claim” that Iran has 30,000 intelligence operatives.


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