Scott Horton Interviews Doug Bandow

Scott Horton, December 02, 2010

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Doug Bandow, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, discusses how brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula could start a war nobody really wants, a first-hand account of deeply troubled Afghanistan, the introduction of US Abrams tanks after nine years of occupation and how corrupt Afghan police push ordinary civilians toward the insurgency.

MP3 here. (19:47)

Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, specializing in foreign policy and civil liberties. He worked as special assistant to President Reagan and editor of the political magazine Inquiry. He writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National Interest, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Times. Bandow speaks frequently at academic conferences, on college campuses, and to business groups. Bandow has been a regular commentator on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. He holds a J.D. from Stanford University.

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  5. Nice, send in the tanks so it will become obvious to everyone what a useless weapon this is in dealing with 4th generation warfare. These things are death traps when dealing with well-hidden and pwerful IEDs. I guess they didn't learn too much from the Merkava's experience in Lebanon in 2006.

  6. Bring the troops home.

  7. You can pretty much know it's going to blow over just because it's Korea. They both like to make some noise now and then though, because the North needs rumors of conflict to justify its dictatorship, and the U.S. needs rumors of conflict and the Northern dictatorship to justify its Imperial bases.

    The whole subject is best ignored.

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