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07/12/12 – Jason Leopold – The Scott Horton Show

Jason Leopold discusses his duo of TruthOut articles (here and here) on the illegal and unethical drugging of US military detainees, including accused “dirty bomber” Jose Padilla; the revelatory FOIA documents Leopold obtained just after the Supreme Court’s rejection of Padilla’s torture lawsuit against Donald Rumsfeld; and why there will be no accountability for US war crimes now or in the future.

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May 16 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jason Leopold, Grant F. Smith, Dean Ahmed

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton.

Jason Leopold will be on to discuss his latest piece, Filling in the Gaping Holes in WikiLeaks’ Guantanamo Detainee Files.

Bio: Jason Leopold is an investigative reporter and the deputy managing editor at truthout.org. He’s the author of the national bestseller, News Junkie, a Memoir.

Grant F. Smith will be on to talk about AIPAC. Read his latest here.

Bio: Grant F. Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Spy Trade: How Israel’s Lobby Undermines America’s Economy.

Dean Ahmed will be on to talk about the Nakba protests and Israeli attacks on Palestinian protesters.

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Bio: Mr. Ahmed is an internationally known interdisciplinary scientist, author of Signs in the Heavens: A Muslim Astronomer’s Perspective on Religion and Science. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Maryland where he teaches courses on religion and progress and on religion, science and freedom. He also teaches a course on Islam, Science and Development at Georgetown University for the Center on Muslim-Christian Understanding. He is the director for the Minaret of Freedom Institute.

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April 26 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Jason Leopold, Joey King, Jack Hunter, Roi Maor

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

Jason Leopold will be on to discuss more evidence of psychological research on detainees in US custody as relating to the latest release of Wikileaks documents.

Background Reading

Bio: Jason Leopold is an investigative reporter and the deputy managing editor at truthout.org. He’s the author of the national bestseller, News Junkie, a memoir.

Joey King will be on to discuss the Veterans for Peace position on Libya. Read the statement here.

Bio: Joey King was Distinguished Military Graduate from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. He graduated from the following Army schools: Airborne, Ranger, Pathfinder, Air Assault, Infantry Officer’s Basic Course, Jungle Expert, and the Infantry Officer’s Mortar Platoon Officer’s Course. He was served with the 82nd Airborne Division and the Airborne unit in Vicenza Italy.

He was a platoon leader and company executive officer. He resigned from the active army in July 1987 and later resigned from the Reserves. He is on the board of http://www.veteransforpeace.org/.

Jack Hunter will be on to discuss John McCain. Read his latest here.

Bio: Jack Hunter – also known as the Southern Avenger – is a conservative radio host and political commentator in the United States. He appears every Tuesday and Friday morning on WTMA News-Talk 1250 AM. Hunter is also a weekly contributor to the Charleston City Paper.

Hunter is also a contributing editor to both Taki’s Magazine and The American Conservative Magazine, while often filling in for Constitutional conservative Sirius Radio talk show host Mike Church and appearing as a weekly guest on The Savage Nation. He co-wrote Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s book The Tea Party Goes to Washington.

Roi Maor will be on to discuss how a group of preeminent Israelis is calling for a Palestinian state, 1967 borders. Read his piece here.

Bio: Roi Maor is an activist for social rights and human rights in Israel and Palestine, living in Tel Aviv. He has been published in ynet, Ha’aretz and the Jerusalem Post. Roi has worked for several NGOS, including Yesh Din and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. He currently works as the Director of International Relations in Bimkom – Planners for Human Rights. He has a regular blog at 972 Magazine, 972mag.com.

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12/21/10 – Jason Leopold – The Scott Horton Show

Jason Leopold, investigative reporter and Deputy Managing Editor of Truthout, discusses how a new $35 million bribe convinced Nigeria to forget about extraditing former Halliburton CEO and vice president Dick Cheney on bribery charges; new developments in the previously-discussed Malaria drug-experimentation on Guantanamo prisoners; the numerous government agencies that signed off on the controversial treatment; and how the medical records of Guantanamo prisoners are being withheld out of “privacy concerns.”

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12/03/10 – Jason Leopold – The Scott Horton Show

Jason Leopold, investigative reporter and Deputy Managing Editor of Truthout, discusses the standard Guantanamo practice of forcing detainees to take dangerously high doses of potent antimalarial drugs; how the long-lasting psychiatric side effects of mefloquine may have been exploited as yet another “enhanced interrogation” tactic; and how the exacerbated effect of mefloquine on those with PTSD and other mental impairments could explain the 2002 rash of Fort Bragg wife-murders.

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10/19/10 – Jason Leopold – The Scott Horton Show

Jason Leopold, investigative reporter and Deputy Managing Editor of Truthout, discusses how Paul Wolfowitz provided legal cover for human experimentation on “enemy combatant” prisoners, leaked torture notes that clearly indicate a focus on technique refinement rather than intelligence gathering, the Bush administration’s liberal use of since-discredited torture “evidence” obtained from Abu Zubaydah and the many missing pieces of the torture story yet to be found.

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