A recent post on a libertarian Facebook page suggested that only blind ideologues would dispute that the war in Afghanistan has been a success. After all, local polling data finds satisfaction with the U.S. invasion and occupation, and conditions there have certainly improved. Scott Horton, author of Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, joins me to assess these claims.
About the Guest
Scott Horton, managing director of the Libertarian Institute, is the host of Antiwar Radio on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles, and Opinion Editor of Antiwar.com. The Scott Horton Show features daily interviews on foreign policy from a libertarian perspective.
“War Without a Rationale,” by Scott Horton
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Ep. 1227 The McCain Legacy in Foreign Policy
Ep. 1122 John Bolton: The Bad and the Ugly
Ep. 1067 Peace Breaking Out and ISIS Defeated — or Is It?
Ep. 1037 A War on Terror Scorecard, with Scott Horton
Ep. 981 Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan
Ep. 886 Trump Launches Strike on Syria
Ep. 781 What Trump Needs to Hear About Foreign Policy
Ep. 768 Syria, Russia, and the American Candidates: Scott Horton Gives Us the Scoop
Ep. 652 That Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech
Ep. 499 What to Tell Your Friend Who Says Saddam Really Did Have WMDs
Ep. 448 The Iran Deal and Rand Paul’s Response
Ep. 438 What Should Be Done About ISIS?
Ep. 396 Iran Update, Plus: Rand Paul’s Best Strategy
Ep. 304 The Torture Report, and What It Left Ou
Ep. 246 The War on ISIS: Another Round of Idiocy
Ep. 188 Iraq: The Chickens Come Home to Roost
Ep. 107 The Lies of Iraq, 11 Years Later — Plus Ukraine
Ep. 79 What Bush and Obama Accomplished
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