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2/1/24 Matthew Hoh on What War with Iran Would Be Like

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Matthew Hoh joins the show to talk about the dangers of a war with Iran. As Biden moves towards some kind of military response to the rocket attack that left three American soldiers dead over the weekend, Hoh has been gaming out what the first week of a war between the U.S. and Iran would look like. He and Scott work through different scenarios and discuss some of the big-picture political forces that have driven us to this dangerous point.

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Matthew Hoh is associate director at the Eisenhower Media Network and formerly worked for the U.S. State Department. Hoh received the Ridenhour Prize Recipient for Truth Telling in 2010. Subscribe to his Substack and follow him on Twitter @MatthewPHoh 

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2/1/24 Dave DeCamp on the Jordan Rocket Attacks and the Coming US Response

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Dave DeCamp was on Antiwar Radio this week to discuss what we know about Biden’s plan to respond to the rocket attack that killed three American soldiers. They talk about the broader geopolitical ramifications, the humanitarian situation in Gaza and the likely effects of the ICJ’s ruling against Israel.

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Dave DeCamp is the news editor of Antiwar.com and the host of Antiwar News with Dave DeCamp. Follow him on Twitter @decampdave

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1/26/24 Trita Parsi on the Significance of the ICJ Ruling

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Trita Parsi talks to Scott about the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) ruling in South Africa’s case that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza. Parsi argues that this is a huge blow to Israel and that it puts the Biden Administration in a very difficult position.

Discussed on the show:

Trita Parsi is the Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and the author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy. Parsi is the recipient of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Follow him on Twitter @tparsi.

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1/25/24 Jason Ditz on All the Ways the War in Israel Could Escalate

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Jason Ditz returns to the show to discuss the potential for escalation in the Middle East. Ditz has been following developments on Israel’s northern border closes and talks with Scott about the potential that Israel faces a direct war with Hezbollah. They then zoom out to the broader region and talk about the American troops in Iraq and the risk of a U.S. war with Iran.

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Jason Ditz is senior editor of Antiwar.com. Read all of his work at news.antiwar.com and follow him on Twitter @jasonditz.

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Moon Does Artisan Coffee; Roberts and Robers Brokerage Incorporated; Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom; Libertas Bella; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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1/25/24 Brad Pearce on the October 7th Attacks

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Brad Pearce joins Scott to talk about the work he’s done digging into the claims that the IDF was responsible for much of the devastation on October 7th. Pearce explains the history of Israel’s evolving doctrine for preventing and avoiding hostage situations to help us better interpret what happened that day in Southern Israel.

Discussed on the show:

  • “A Hannibal Directive by Any Other Name” (The Wayward Rabbler)
  • “A Series of Failures Proves That Israel’s Security Concept Is Obsolete” (Haaretz)
  • “Screams without proof: questions for NYT about shoddy ‘Hamas mass rape’ report” (The Grayzone)

Brad Pearce is a writer focused on international relations and politics. He writes at The Wayward Rabbler. Follow him on Twitter @WaywardRabbler

This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Moon Does Artisan Coffee; Roberts and Robers Brokerage Incorporated; Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom; Libertas Bella; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott.

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