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May 19 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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John Feffer, Mark Sheffield, Angela Keaton, Steven Greenhut

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton.

Mark Sheffield will be on to discuss his latest piece, Screwing the Swedes: Lockheed vs. SAAB. Read it here.

Bio: Mark Sheffield runs the Policy on Point blog.

John Feffer will be on to discuss Afghanistan. Read his latest here.

Bio: John Feffer is the co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He has been a Writing Fellow at Provisions Library in Washington, DC and a PanTech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University. He is a former associate editor of World Policy Journal. He has worked as an international affairs representative in Eastern Europe and East Asia for the American Friends Service Committee. He has also worked for the AFSC on such issues as the global economy, gun control, women and workplace, and domestic politics. He has served as a consultant for Foreign Policy in Focus, the Institute for Policy Studies, and the Friends Committee on National Legislation, among other organizations.

Angela Keaton will be on to discuss how you can help support Antiwar.com. See how you can help here.

Bio: Angela Keaton is the Development Director for Antiwar.com

Steven Greenhut will be on to disuss the sad passing of Alan Bock.

Background:

Bio: Steven Greenhut is director of Pacific Research Institute’s Journalism Center, which was launched d in January 2010 to provide in-depth news coverage of California government, with a focus on uncovering waste, fraud and misuse of taxpayer dollars. Most recently, Greenhut was senior editorial writer for the Orange County Register in Santa Ana, Calif. He is a frequent contributer to LewRockwell.com

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11/26/10 – Grant F. Smith, John Feffer and Anand Gopal – The Scott Horton Show

This interview of Grant F. Smith, John Feffer and Anand Gopal is from the KPFK Los Angeles 90.7 FM broadcast of Friday, November 26. The unedited segment can be heard here.

Grant F. Smith of IRMEP.org discusses Steven Rosen’s defamation lawsuit against his former employer AIPAC and what a renewed FBI criminal investigation could mean for the premiere Israel lobby in America.

John Feffer of Foreign Policy in Focus discusses (starting at 19:45 in the recording) the military conflict between North and South Korea and how joint US-S. Korea naval exercises near disputed maritime borders will only increase the tension.

Independent journalist Anand Gopal discusses (starting at 45:30 in the recording) the nine-year US boondoggle in Afghanistan that has now exceeded the Soviet occupation’s duration and the early missed opportunities in Kandahar when the US failed to take advantage of the Taliban’s surrender.

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11/08/10 – John Feffer – The Scott Horton Show

John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Fo13cus at the Institute for Policy Studies, discusses the original Islamic caliphate that was hardly world-conquering even at its peak around 1000 years ago, how periodic US alliances with “radical” Islam (in opposition to the USSR for example) shows that realpolitik transcends religious concerns, the multiple schisms between different sects and state-less/national powers in Islamic countries and the broad divergence between rhetoric and reality on Islam in America today.

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05/25/10 – John Feffer – The Scott Horton Show

John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, discusses the diplomatic fallout following S. Korea’s conclusion that N. Korea sunk its battleship, indications that – despite the heated rhetoric – war will be avoided on the Korean peninsula, the breakdown of N. Korea’s prior NPT commitment thanks to the US government and the Japanese Prime Minister’s change of heart on a US military base on Okinawa.

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01/13/10 – John Feffer – The Scott Horton Show

John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, discusses the US influence in remaking the Japanese government after WWII, the enduring popularity of Japan’s Peace Constitution, the Pentagon’s recognition that US military bases eventually overstay their welcome even in allied countries, the continued symbolic significance of US gestures of regret for Hiroshima and Nagasaki and how Japanese foreign policy is influenced by antipathy toward N. Korea.

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09/09/09 – John Feffer – The Scott Horton Show

John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus, discusses a Jeffersonian-era U.S. navy suicide attack against Barbary pirates, the Western tradition of self-sacrifice for a “greater good,” how suicide attacks are usually a desperate tactic taken against foreign occupation and not exclusive to Islam and the inability of Western claims of moral superiority to withstand scrutiny.

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