Scott Horton Interviews Doug Bandow

Scott Horton, April 24, 2009

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Doug Bandow, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, discusses the very minimal threat North Korea poses to the U.S., how South Korea is more than capable of defending itself against the North, the troubled history of the U.S./N. Korea Framework Agreement and the horrible Law of the Sea Treaty.

MP3 here. (28:02)

Doug Bandow is the Robert A. Taft Fellow at the American Conservative Defense Alliance and author of Foreign Follies: America’s New Global Empire. His archived articles can be found at Antiwar.com.

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