Scott Horton Interviews Anand Gopal

Scott Horton, February 12, 2010

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Independent journalist Anand Gopal discusses the miniature Bagram-type prisons popping up on US military outposts in Afghanistan, loopholes that render prisoner treatment rules meaningless, limited US intelligence operations that rely on dubious tips from score-settling Afghans and how US night raids in rural Afghanistan turn ordinary Pashtuns against the occupation.

MP3 here. (22:54)

Anand Gopal has reported in Afghanistan for the Christian Science Monitor and the Wall Street Journal.  His dispatches can be read at He is currently working on a book about the Afghan war.

One Response to “Anand Gopal”

  1. I am so glad to know that Anand Gopal is writing a book about the Afghan war.

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