06/06/11 – Eric Margolis – The Scott Horton Show

by | Jun 6, 2011 | Interviews

Eric Margolis, foreign correspondent and author of War at the Top of the World and American Raj, discusses Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s (permanent?) departure to Saudi Arabia for medical care; the US in damage-control mode in Yemen, protecting the existing power structure as in Egypt; the tribal conflicts and secessionist movements threatening to tear Yemen apart; the dozen or so actual al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula members; how Bahrain crushed internal protests with US and Saudi-financed troops; and the NY Times’s favorable treatment of Israel on the massacre of protesters in the Golan Heights.


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