3/18/24 Andrew Cockburn on the True National Security Budget and the Plight of Julian Assange

by | Mar 21, 2024 | Interviews

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Scott interviewed Andrew Cockburn about some recent articles he’s written. They start with a piece digging into the actual national security budget, which is much higher than people typically think. They also talk about the consequences of the war on terror, Julian Assange, the threat of government censorship and more.

Discussed on the show:

  • “Our Real National Security Budget” (Substack)
  • “The Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Problem” (Harper’s)

Andrew Cockburn is the Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine and the author of The Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine and Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins. Follow him on Twitter @andrewmcockburn.

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