11/17/09 – Michael Hastings – The Scott Horton Show

by | Nov 17, 2009 | Interviews

Michael Hastings, author of the article ‘Afghanistan: Does this make Obama a chickenhawk?‘ discusses MoveOn’s halfhearted criticism of Obama’s Afghanistan War escalation, how hawkish rhetoric fails to disassociate Democrats from their ‘mommy party’ image, jargon-filled war policy discussions that ignore real-life suffering and why the seemingly mysterious motivations of U.S. occupation are best understood as a convergence of self-interested parties.

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