James Carden returns to the show to discuss the Israeli role in Azerbaijan’s ethnic cleansing of the Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Carden explains what the enclave was, and he and Scott run through the historical and geopolitical context behind its recent downfall. They then also discuss the ongoing destruction in Ukraine and the war in Gaza, as well as Biden’s strange new Israeli diplomat.
Discussed on the show:
- “Israel’s Other War: Ethnic Cleansing in the South Caucasus” (Antiwar.com)
- “Tel Aviv’s Man in Washington” (Antiwar.com)
James Carden is a columnist and senior advisor to the American Committee for US-Russia Accord (ACURA) and a former adviser on Russia policy at the US State Department. His articles and essays have appeared in a wide variety of publications including The Nation, The American Conservative, Responsible Statecraft, The Spectator, UnHerd, The National Interest, Quartz, The Los Angeles Times, and American Affairs.
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