Scott Horton Interviews The Other Scott Horton

Scott Horton, August 24, 2010

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The Other Scott Horton (no relation), international human rights lawyer, professor and contributing editor at Harper’s magazine, discusses The Amazing Disappearing and Reappearing CIA Torture Tapes, U.S. torture by proxy in Morocco, why mosques in NYC are too ordinary to even take notice of, bogus criminal accusations against Julian Assange – who was apparently warned about “honey traps,” the vastly overstated 14 year prison sentence for bin Laden’s cook and Horton’s continuing work on the Guantanamo “Suicides” story.

MP3 here. (25:59)

The other Scott Horton is a Contributing Editor for Harper’s magazine where he writes the No Comment blog. A New York attorney known for his work in emerging markets and international law, especially human rights law and the law of armed conflict, Horton lectures at Columbia Law School. A life-long human rights advocate, Scott served as counsel to Andrei Sakharov and Elena Bonner, among other activists in the former Soviet Union.

He is a co-founder of the American University in Central Asia, and has been involved in some of the most significant foreign investment projects in the Central Eurasian region. Scott recently led a number of studies of abuse issues associated with the conduct of the war on terror for the New York City Bar Association, where he has chaired several committees, including, most recently, the Committee on International Law. He is also a member of the board of the National Institute of Military Justice, the Andrei Sakharov Foundation, the EurasiaGroup and the American Branch of the International Law Association.

2 Responses to “The Other Scott Horton”

  1. The Assange charges were sooo stoopidly done, it must have been the CIA. Any self-respecting spooks with a twit of brains would have done a better entrapment job.

  2. Hortonian!

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