Tag Archives: Eli Clifton

08/29/11 – Eli Clifton – The Scott Horton Show

Eli Clifton, National Security Reporter for ThinkProgress.org, discusses his co-authored report “Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America;” naming the names of the organizations, bankrollers and bloggers that drive the fear and loathing of Muslims; why frenzies of bigotry and intolerance tend to disappear almost overnight, once the spell wears off; and a few positive signs, like Herman Cain and Rick Perry eschewing anti-Islamic rhetoric in their presidential primary campaigns.

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12/06/10 – Eli Clifton – The Scott Horton Show

Eli Clifton, U.S. foreign policy writer at the Washington bureau of IPS News, discusses Lobelog’s Daily Talking Points feature that keeps tabs on the war party’s Iran hawks; contradictory evidence to the MSM’s claim that Arab governments want war with Iran; neocon efforts to scuttle the diplomatic “linkage” of the Palestine problem with other regional affairs; why Hillary Clinton’s softened rhetoric on Iran’s civilian nuclear energy program doesn’t indicate a policy shift; and how establishing a designed-to-fail sanctions regime has been a reliable way to start a war.

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08/19/10 – Eli Clifton – The Scott Horton Show

Eli Clifton, writer on U.S. foreign policy at the Washington bureau of IPS News, discusses LobeLog’s Daily Talking Points on Iran-U.S. relations, the designed-to-fail nature of sanctions meant to justify military action, why Israel isn’t threatened or worried about Iran’s nuclear program and why there’s no law preventing Iran (as a sovereign nation) from withdrawing from the NPT and building nuclear weapons.

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