10/10/16 Conn Hallinan on ‘humanitarian’ excuses for war

10/10/16 Conn Hallinan on ‘humanitarian’ excuses for war

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“US Diplomacy, a Dangerous Proposal”, by Conn Hallinan from Foreign Policy in Focus is discussed on this episode of the Scott Horton Show. The United States’s so called “Responsibility to Protect” and the Doctrine of Humanitarian intervention, which has been hijacked by Samantha Powers, is talked about at length. Powers’s word destruction, and the ability to find the US “National Interest” in every conflicts is also reviewed.  The doctrine’s spread and use in Latin America is also detailed, with Venezuela and Honduras being examined in particular. Additional topics include China and Russia, on another great value of information for the Scott Horton Show.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and editor of The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019. He’s conducted more than 5,500 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.

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