Saving England Wasn’t Worth It

Editor’s note: Antiwar.com Assistant Editor Scott Horton wrote the following essay for the Oxford Forum, whose editors asked him to contribute a piece on the Anglo-American role in international conflict. Unfortunately, the Forum‘s editors rewrote the essay without Horton’s permission, distorting its thesis beyond all recognition. It appears here in its full, original version. Most … Continue reading “Saving England Wasn’t Worth It”

For Those Interested in Facts: They Hate Our Foreign Policy

“There are a lot of things that are different now [that the U.S. occupies Iraq], and one that has gone by almost unnoticed – but it’s huge – is that … we can now remove almost all of our forces from Saudi Arabia. Their presence there over the last 12 years has been a source … Continue reading “For Those Interested in Facts: They Hate Our Foreign Policy”

The Antiwar Republican

Interview conducted April 4, 2007. Listen to the interview. All right, our very special guest today on Antiwar Radio is Dr. Ron Paul, congressman representing District 14 in south Texas and new presidential candidate. That’s all I can say about that, because Antiwar.com is a nonprofit and the government has rules about such things, but … Continue reading “The Antiwar Republican”

The Exaggerated Terror Threat

Interview conducted March 6, 2007. Listen to the interview. Is Iraq a distraction from the real War on Terrorism? Is there a real War on Terrorism? What exactly is the threat to the Heimatland? (That’s “Homeland” in the original German.) To help discuss these questions is John Mueller, author of the new book Overblown: How … Continue reading “The Exaggerated Terror Threat”

New Whistleblowers Back Sibel

Interview recorded March 7, 2007. Click here to listen. What is the State Secrets Privilege? And what is its legitimate purpose if it has one at all? I have on the line Sibel Edmonds, contract translator-turned-whistleblower who worked for the FBI. Her websites are JustACitizen.com and NSWBC.org – that’s the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition – … Continue reading “New Whistleblowers Back Sibel”

What Sort of Greeting Should We Expect in Iran?

Interviewed Feb. 14, 2007. Click here to listen. Our guest is Wayne White. He is an adjunct scholar at the Middle East Institute and former deputy director of the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Office of Analysis for the Near East and South Asia. Horton: Welcome to the show, sir. White: My pleasure. … Continue reading “What Sort of Greeting Should We Expect in Iran?”

Regime Change Is the Reason, Disarmament the Excuse

Interviewed February 20, 2007 – Listen to the interview. Is Iran making nuclear weapons? Is the United States preparing to wage war against them to prevent them from obtaining nuclear weapons? Our guest is Scott Ritter. He is a former Marine, United Nations weapons inspector, and author of an armful of books: Endgame, War on … Continue reading “Regime Change Is the Reason, Disarmament the Excuse”

Bush Continues to Serve Osama

Everyone but the few remaining Republicans in this country understands that the purpose of the 9/11 attacks was to bait the U.S. into personally invading the Muslim World. Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri wanted to bog Americans down in the Afghan mountains and rally more Sunni radicals to their cause. They hoped against hope … Continue reading “Bush Continues to Serve Osama”

Could Bush Start Another War?

“If the king attacks Persia, he will destroy a great empire.” – Delphic Oracle All the news is that despite growing antiwar sentiment among the public and the establishment, Bush has decided to reject the major recommendations of the Baker panel and continue to settle for nothing less than total “victory” in Iraq, that he … Continue reading “Could Bush Start Another War?”

Teens Frustrate Military Recruiter’s ASVAB Scam

With MySpace.com bulletins and a handful of homemade flyers, two teens have struck a blow against the American Warfare State, Lindale, Georgia Division. On a Friday afternoon the 17th of November, 17-year-old high school seniors Robert Day and Samuel Parker decided to act after Day overheard some teachers at Pepperell High School saying that first … Continue reading “Teens Frustrate Military Recruiter’s ASVAB Scam”