Scott is joined by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh to discuss his recent story about the American operation to sabotage the Nord Stream pipelines last September. Scott and Hersh talk about the relevant history behind the operation as well as the strategic context around these pipelines between Germany and Russia. They also run through a number of Hersh’s other stories such as the fake assassination attempt on George H.W. Bush and the 2013 sarin attacks in Syria.
Discussed on the show:
- “How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline” (Substack)
- “Whose sarin?” (London Review of Books)
- “The Redirection” (The New Yorker)
Seymour Hersh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist famous for breaking the story of the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam. Since then, Hersh has broken many major stories on topics such as the Syrian Civil War and the raid on Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound. In February of 2023, Hersh began writing on Substack with a story about the US operation to sabotage the Nord Stream pipelines.
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