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A History of American Imperialism. Scott Horton and Keith Knight

by | Feb 17, 2021





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:

Babies in Incubators Lie:

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

27:00 – ‘American Sniper’ Propaganda

Collateral Murder – Wikileaks – Iraq: 

Adam Kokesh Socratic Questioning:

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

Highway of Death:

37:15 – How ISIS replaced Al-Qaeda

David Petraeus’ Bright Idea:

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: 

52:02 – Taliban Offer Bin Laden to US

Bush Rejects Taliban Offer:

55:22 – Rumsfeld Memo on 9/11

Plans for Iraq began on 9/11 CBS:

The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill:

Chilcot Report:

59:27 – PNAC Plans Iraq War 1998: 

Mordechai Vanunu:

59:50 – 7 Countries in 5 Years – General Wesley Clark:

Yinon Plan:

A Clean Break:

Israel Invades Lebanon:

Coping with Crumbling States: A Western and Israeli Balance of Power Strategy for the Levant:

PNAC – Rebuilding America’s Defenses:

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

Rumsfeld meets Saddam in 1983:

White House Iraq Group:

Waco Lies Exposed:

U.S. Supports Iraq in Iraq-Iran War:

Iraq Invades 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



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:

1:38:40 – McCollum Memo:

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

1898 Sinking of the USS Maine –

Zimmerman Telegram:

Day of Deceit:

Gulf of Tonkin:

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

Scott Ritter:

Mike Farrell: 

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

Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Ralph Raico:

2:01:55 – David Rockefeller Memoirs, Page 405:

Wall Street Banks and American Foreign Policy by Murray N. Rothbard:,%20Banks,%20and%20American%20Foreign%20Policy_2.pdf

Scott Horton & Hans Hoppe: 

About Keith Knight

Keith Knight is Managing Editor at the Libertarian Institute, host of the Don't Tread on Anyone podcast and editor of The Voluntaryist Handbook: A Collection of Essays, Excerpts, and Quotes.

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