A History of American Imperialism. Scott Horton and Keith Knight

by | Feb 17, 2021

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0:00 – Thought Experiment

1:00 – Who was responsible for the 9/11 attacks, and what was their motive?

4:41 – Is America hated for its freedoms?

10:00 – Omar bin Laden Interview

14:02 – Bin Laden interviews, couldn’t the CIA just kill him before 9/11?

17:22 – U.S. and U.N. sanctions against Iraq after gulf war

April Glaspie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Glaspie

Babies in Incubators Lie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nayirah_testimony

23:10 – The logic of sanctions and making death visible

27:00 – ‘American Sniper’ Propaganda

Collateral Murder – Wikileaks – Iraq: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rXPrfnU3G0 

Adam Kokesh Socratic Questioning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ejq6JVPHYiE

30:56 – How many Hitler’s have we avoided?

Highway of Death: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highway_of_Death

37:15 – How ISIS replaced Al-Qaeda

David Petraeus’ Bright Idea: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/02/david-petraeus-bright-idea-give-terrorists-weapons-to-beat-isis

Accepting Al-Qaeda: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/middle-east/2015-03-09/accepting-al-qaeda

44:15 – Is there any justification for invading Afghanistan? Quoting Bush 43, Decision Points 

An Enemy We Created by Alex Strick Van Linschoten: https://www.alexstrick.com/my-work/ 

52:02 – Taliban Offer Bin Laden to US

Bush Rejects Taliban Offer: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/oct/14/afghanistan.terrorism5

55:22 – Rumsfeld Memo on 9/11

Plans for Iraq began on 9/11 CBS: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/plans-for-iraq-attack-began-on-9-11/

The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill: https://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/01/10/oneill.bush/

Chilcot Report: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq_Inquiry

59:27 – PNAC Plans Iraq War 1998: https://youtu.be/be0KtL0YsdM 

Mordechai Vanunu: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordechai_Vanunu

59:50 – 7 Countries in 5 Years – General Wesley Clark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTbg11pCwOc

Yinon Plan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yinon_Plan

A Clean Break: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Clean_Break:_A_New_Strategy_for_Securing_the_Realm

Israel Invades Lebanon: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1982_Lebanon_War

Coping with Crumbling States: A Western and Israeli Balance of Power Strategy for the Levant: https://zfacts.com/zfacts.com/metaPage/lib/1996_12_Wurmser_Crumbling_Iraq.pdf

PNAC – Rebuilding America’s Defenses: https://archive.org/details/RebuildingAmericasDefenses/mode/2up

1:07:30 – Are there any good arguments for invading Iraq?

Rumsfeld meets Saddam in 1983: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Rumsfeld#/media/File:Saddam_rumsfeld.jpg

White House Iraq Group: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_House_Iraq_Group

Waco Lies Exposed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RbZF9NgS78

U.S. Supports Iraq in Iraq-Iran War: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_support_for_Iraq_during_the_Iran%E2%80%93Iraq_War

Iraq Invades Kuwait: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Kuwait

1:22:41 – “Peace Through Strength” A Libertarian Acceptance and Rebuttal

1:24:40 – National Security Advisor ‘Zbig’ 1979 Memo to Jimmy Carter

How Jimmy Carter and I Started the Mujahideen


Rambo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqWjJdXKIXA

1:29:29 – The Grand Chessboard by Zbigniew Brzezinski Quote on Eurasia and ‘Common enemy’

1:37:30 – Page 432, Intimate Papers of Col. House on Lusitania: https://archive.org/details/intimatepapersof007804mbp/page/n6/mode/2up

1:38:40 – McCollum Memo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCollum_memo

“War Entry Plans Laid to Roosevelt – NYTimes Jan 2nd, 1972”

1898 Sinking of the USS Maine – https://www.historytoday.com/archive/sinking-maine

Zimmerman Telegram: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zimmermann_Telegram

Day of Deceit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_Deceit

Gulf of Tonkin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_of_Tonkin

1:51:57 – War crimes of the U.S. Government 

Scott Ritter: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Ritter

Mike Farrell: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Farrell#Political_activism 

1:58:00 – Was the bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki justified?

Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Ralph Raico: https://original.antiwar.com/ralph-raico/2009/08/05/hiroshima-and-nagasaki/

2:01:55 – David Rockefeller Memoirs, Page 405: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16122.Memoirs

Wall Street Banks and American Foreign Policy by Murray N. Rothbard: https://cdn.mises.org/Wall%20Street,%20Banks,%20and%20American%20Foreign%20Policy_2.pdf

Scott Horton & Hans Hoppe: https://youtu.be/U1vbFejsCE4 

About Keith Knight

Keith Knight is Managing Editor at the Libertarian Institute and host of the Don't Tread on Anyone podcast.
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