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6/13/18 Ramzy Baroud on the Gaza border protests and the nature of the discussion around Palestine

Ramzy Baroud returns to the show to discuss his latest book, The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story, the propaganda coming from both the American and Israeli media, and the changing nature of the conversation around Palestine. Baroud, a harsh critic of Obama’s, Trump’s, and the United Nations’ strategies toward Israel, explains what the U.S. is doing wrong, and how the few good things are often “too little, too late.”

Baroud argues that the terms “conflict”, and even “occupation”, are incorrect, and that the only accurate way of viewing the situation is as colonization by a secular state. The terms we use have implications in international law and influence any potential solution.

Ramzy Baroud is a US-Arab journalist and is the editor-in-chief of the Palestine Chronicle. He is the author of My Father Was A Freedom Fighter: The Untold Story of Gaza. His new book is The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story. Follow Ramzy on Twitter @RamzyBaroud and read his work at RamzyBaroud.net.

Discussed on the show:

  • “Beating the US “Veto”: Palestinians Need Urgent Protection from Israel” (AntiWar.com)
  • “‘Every bullet has a precise address’ – another Israeli journalist justifies the massacre” (Mondoweiss)
  • Razan al-Najjar
  • “Israel’s Premature Celebration: Gazans have Crossed the Fear Barrier” (RamzyBaroud.net)
  • “The Colonization of Palestine: Rethinking the Term ‘Israeli Occupation’” (AnitWar.com)

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.
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6/15/18 Sheldon Richman on Trump, North Korea and Iran

Sheldon Richman, Executive Editor of the Libertarian Institute and author of TGIF “The Goal Is Freedom” every Friday on the Institute’s site, is interviewed on his new article “Trump, North Korea, and Iran”.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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6/18/18 Aaron Mate on the Russia Investigation

Aaron Maté, host and producer of “The Real News” and author for The Nation, is interviewed on his new article “The Mueller Indictments Still Don’t Add Up to Collusion“. Alleged Russian interference in the US Election, Paul Manafort’s crimes, Michael Flynn, and James Clapper and John Brennan’s involvement in the Russian investigation is all discussed in a wide ranging interview.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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6/15/18 Mike Swanson on Jerome Powell’s Economy, Boom Bust, and Investing

Mike Swanson is interviewed on the economy, boom bust, investing and his article “Is Today Going to be the Day that Jerome Powell Brings a Dovish Surprise?

Mike Swanson runs the website wallstreetwindow.com and is the author of the books Strategic Stock Trading and The War State. He also is affiliated with the Neopolis Media Group, which is a group of historians, educators, authors, researchers, and free speech advocates who endeavor to provide original and engaging content, including The Ochelli Effect, and The Lone Gunman Podcast.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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06/11/18 Tommy Raskin on the Myth of Rwanda

Tommy Raskin, antiwar writer and frequent author at antiwar.com, is interviewed on his article “Spinning Rwanda in the Grand Cult of US Empire“. The article explains how Helen Epstein, in her book “Another Fine Mess”, details the United States intervention in Rwanda and Uganda in the 1990s and dismantles the responsibility to protect “original sin” of Rwanda, and the myth that the United States stayed out of the conflict.

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06/11/18 Eric Eikenberry on the Saudi / UAE attack on Al Hudaydah

Eric Eikenberry, Director of Policy & Advocacy at the Yemen Peace Project, is interviewed on his article for Lobelog, “The Magical Thinking Behind an Attack on Hudaydah”. The situation in Yemen is discussed, as well as the UN plan for Al Hudaydah, and the imminent UAE and coalition offensive on Al Hudaydah.

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6/8/18 Ray McGovern on the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty

Ray McGovern returns to the show to discuss the history of the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty in 1967. McGovern details the actions of the Israeli forces, the heroic actions of crew member Terry Halbardier, and the fateful decisions of American politicians to cover up what happened. McGovern and Scott then discuss the evidencethat the ’67 War was an aggressive war waged by the Israelis. Finally McGovern discusses the relationship between Netanyahu and Obama.

Ray McGovern is the co-creator of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity and the former chief of the CIA’s Soviet analysts division. Read all of his work at his website: raymcgovern.com.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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6/8/18 Sheldon Richman on Zionism, ethno-nationalism, and why anarchy leads to peaceful association

Sheldon Richman joins the show to discuss his latest article “TGIF: Separation, Not Association, Requires Force.” Richman and Scott discuss the pseudo ethno-nationalism of Israel and its appeal to American white nationalists. Richman makes the case that love, association, and trade break down national, cultural, and racial prejudices and that the state builds them up. Richman and Scott discuss the divide within libertarianism between “left” and “right” libertarians over immigration. Richman then discusses the history of the apartheid state in Israel and takes on the common misconceptions about the causes of the 1967 War. Scott then asks Richman about his previous article, “The Abused Jews of Iraq.” Finally Richman considers all the things that might be different if the Zionist movement had failed.

Sheldon Richman is the executive editor of the Libertarian Institute and the author of America’s Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited. Follow him on Twitter @SheldonRichman.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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6/6/18 Stu Smallwood on why South Korea must leave the American Orbit to achieve lasting peace

Stu Smallwood joins Scott to discuss his article “For Lasting Peace, President Moon Must Lead South Korea Out of America’s Orbit.” Smallwood says that first we have to consider the perspective of the South Koreans and understand how the corruption of the previous South Korean regime led to a political awakening that has affected South Korean popular views toward the North. Smallwood then shares the backstory of President Moon Jae-in and how his unlikely rise as president for peace. Finally Smallwood makes the case that South Korea realistically can continue the peace deal with the North, even in the United States ultimately backs out—and that Moon Jae-in’s political legacy will rest on the decision.

Stu Smallwood lived in Korea for eight years and now writes about the US empire in Korea for Antiwar.com and Global Research. Follow him on Twitter @stu_smallwood.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Zen CashThe War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.comRoberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.LibertyStickers.comTheBumperSticker.com; and ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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