04/17/14 Ray McGovern

Ray McGovern, a retired CIA officer turned political activist, discusses CIA Director John Brennan’s secretive visit to Kiev; the failed unleashing of Ukraine’s army against separatists; the frenzied (and false) stories on “Jew registration” in eastern Ukraine; John Kerry’s foreign policy disasters; and Israel’s contentment with the status quo in Syria’s bloody civil war.

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04/17/14 The Other Scott Horton

The Other Scott Horton, an international human rights lawyer and blogger at Harper’s magazine, discusses the leaked summary of the Senate’s report on CIA torture; the White House’s refusal to turn over documents that likely implicate the Bush administration; what prompted CIA-supporter Dianne Feinstein’s turn against the agency; the Justice Department’s corruption and/or ineptitude; and signs [...]

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04/16/14 James Bovard

James Bovard, author of Public Policy Hooligan, discusses the legislative “cluster-bombs” exploding under unsuspecting Americans; the IRS’s seizure of tax refunds from individuals who allegedly were overpaid by Social Security decades ago; how government theft is legalized through civil asset forfeiture laws; evidence that the war on drugs is finally winding down; and Americans’ increasing [...]

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04/14/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning syndicated columnist, discusses how Ukraine war-fever resembles pre-WWI militarism; the American and British banks that benefit from an IMF bailout; Israel’s connection to Ukraine’s large Jewish population and ruling class; Russia’s ability to cause supply-chain problems for US troops in Afghanistan; and why the top Afghan presidential candidates all look like [...]

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04/14/14 John Glaser

John Glaser, editor of Antiwar.com, discusses John Kerry’s surprising admission that Israel is to blame for sabotaging Israel-Palestine peace talks; how Jewish settlements in the West Bank hurt Israel’s security and make a Palestinian state untenable; and the Likud Party’s commitment to “the realization of Zionist values.”

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04/11/14 Jonathan Landay

Jonathan Landay, a national security and intelligence reporter for McClatchy Newspapers, discusses the Senate report exposing the CIA’s lies about the effectiveness and severity of their enhanced interrogation techniques (EIT) program; the shaky foundations of Justice Department legal opinions authorizing torture; the neoconservative group that pushed the Saddam-9/11 theory, leading to false confessions of prisoners under [...]

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04/10/14 Jason Leopold

Jason Leopold, author of News Junkie, discusses what the Senate Intelligence Committee report says about CIA black sites; the secret CIA prisons in Poland, Guantanamo, Diego Garcia and Afghanistan; the experimental torture on Abu Zubaydah conducted before John Yoo’s infamous torture memos; and the huge increase in FOIA requests since the Snowden leaks.

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