Ted Galen Carpenter makes his first appearance on the show as a Senior Fellow at the Libertarian Institute. Scott and Carpenter discuss his most recent book about the news media’s long history of enabling Washington’s disastrous foreign policy. They start with the campaign to get the U.S. involved in World War I and move up to the present day—touching on Vietnam, Iraq War I, Bosnia, Iraq War II, Syria and Ukraine.
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Ted Galen Carpenter is a senior fellow at the Libertarian Institute. Carpenter has written 10 books including America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course over Taiwan and most recently Unreliable Watchdog: The News Media and U.S. Foreign Policy. He is a contributing editor at The American Conservative Magazine and the National Interest.
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