Scott Horton Interviews John Glaser
John Glaser, Assistant Editor at Antiwar.com, discusses his article “Senators Want ‘Crippling’ New Iran Sanctions” about the 92 senators eager to punish Iranian civilians (the neocons want in on it too); the staggering price Iraqis paid for twelve years of sanctions; a reminder that “terrorism” means inflicting harm on civilians to effect political change – even if a state does it; and the effective difference between limited sanctions in the Cold War era (when the Soviets would aid Cuba, for example, despite the US embargo) and today’s complete shutdowns.
MP3 here. (15:59)
John Glaser is a former intern at The American Conservative magazine and CATO Institute.