Scott Horton Interviews Gordon Prather
Dr. Gordon Prather, nuclear physicist and regular contributor to Antiwar.com, discusses the Bush administration’s hegemonic aspirations and the obstacle posed by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation regime, he details the NPT and IAEA procedures and mechanics, the recent confirmation from former White House spokesman Scott McClellan of the White House Iraq Group and their propaganda blitz to convict Iraq during the lead-up to the invasion, the pentagon’s ex-general cheerleading squad hired to promote the invasion, the new IAEA report declaring Iran has no nuclear weapons program [.pdf] – just like the many compiled for Iraq and the suspicious “stolen laptop” provided to the IAEA indirectly by Israeli intelligence.
MP3 here. (43:28)
Physicist James Gordon Prather has served as a policy implementing official for national security-related technical matters in the Federal Energy Agency, the Energy Research and Development Administration, the Department of Energy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Department of the Army. Dr. Prather also served as legislative assistant for national security affairs to U.S. Sen. Henry Bellmon, R-Okla. — ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and member of the Senate Energy Committee and Appropriations Committee. Dr. Prather had earlier worked as a nuclear weapons physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California and Sandia National Laboratory in New Mexico.