12/28/23 Robert A. Pape on Israel’s Major Strategic Mistake

12/28/23 Robert A. Pape on Israel’s Major Strategic Mistake

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Scott is joined by Robert A. Pape to discuss the dangerously flawed assumptions behind Israel’s strategy in Gaza and with the Palestinians more broadly. Scott and Pape talk about how these same mistakes have been made numerous times in recent decades by the United States and Russia, always with the same bad results. They also touch on the difficulties the Israeli government would encounter if it attempted to take full control of the West Bank.

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Robert A. Pape is Professor of Political Science and Director of the University of Chicago Project on Security and Threats and the author of Bombing to Win: Air Power and Coercion in War. Follow him on Twitter @ProfessorPape

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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 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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