Scott Horton Interviews Tom Hayden
Former California State Senator Tom Hayden discusses the newest wave of think-tanks competing for influence in the White House, the U.S. trend of fighting generational “long wars” instead of short decisive conflicts, the increased secrecy and ruthlessness Gen. McChrystal will surely bring to AfPak and how special operations forces use PR to maintain public support while behaving badly abroad.
MP3 here. (29:59)
Senator Tom Hayden, the Nation Institute’s Carey McWilliams Fellow, has played an active role in American politics and history for over three decades, beginning with the student, civil rights and antiwar movements of the 1960s.