04/10/17 – Matthew Hoh on the Afghanistan quagmire and the individual costs of war – The Scott Horton Show

by | Apr 10, 2017 | Interviews

Matthew Hoh, a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy and a former State Department official, discusses why he resigned his post in protest over Afghanistan policy in September 2009; the continuing futility of 16 years of US occupation in a country that never was an important terrorist safe-haven; the startling ignorance of super-hawks John McCain and Lindsey Graham; and how informal veterans groups are stepping up to help prevent suicides among their vulnerable peers, since the VA isn’t up to the job.


Listen to The Scott Horton Show