The Department of Defense announced on Friday it will purchase $2.1 billion in weapons for Ukraine, including munitions for Patriot and Hawk air defense systems.
Sweden Will Allow NATO Deployments in ‘Signal to Russia’
Stockholm plans to send a “signal to Russia” by allowing NATO troop deployments in Sweden before the country is admitted into the alliance, according to top officials. Turkey is holding up Sweden’s bid to join the bloc.
5/18/23 Ted Snider on the Dangerous Trajectory of the War in Ukraine
Download Episode. Ted Snider joins the show to run through some of the latest developments in Ukraine. They discuss the ever-expanding willingness to arm the Ukrainians with weapons that, until recently, were considered too provocative to supply. They also talk...
5/18/23 Stephanie Savell on the Millions of Indirect Deaths Caused by the Post-9/11 Wars
Download Episode. Scott was joined by Stephanie Savell of the Cost of War Project to discuss her organization’s new report on indirect deaths in America’s post-9/11 wars. Savell’s research now points to between 4.5 million and 4.6 million indirect deaths that have...
5/11/23 Kyle Anzalone on This Week’s Ukraine News
Download Episode. Kyle Anzalone was back on Antiwar Radio to go over some of this week’s biggest foreign policy stories. They discuss the battle of Bakhmut, the plan for a Ukrainian counteroffensive, the concerning news about the upcoming NATO Summit and the ongoing...
Rep. Gallagher Says War Game Shows US Needs to Arm Taiwan ‘To the Teeth’
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) has said that a congressional war game that simulated a Chinese invasion of Taiwan shows that the US must arm Taiwan “to the teeth.”
Defense Official Confirms Leak: American Smart Bombs Are Failing in Ukraine
A high number of American smart bombs are failing to achieve their objective in Ukraine, a Pentagon official told Politico confirming information in documents leaked by Jack Teixeira.
US, South Korea To Begin Large-Scale War Games This Week
Over 100 American and South Korean warplanes will take part in large-scale, joint aerial war games. The military exercises come as North Korea warns of a realistic chance of nuclear war.
After Feared Global Food Shortage, Rift in EU Emerges Over Grain Glut
Poland and Hungary will pause imports of Ukrainian grain. The European Union’s agricultural policies in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine have caused a glut of wheat in Central Europe, harming the region’s farmers.
4/14/23 Erik Sperling: Don’t Underestimate America’s Ability to Ruin the Yemen Peace Talks
Download Episode. Erik Sperling of Just Foreign Policy joins the show to talk about what’s going on in Yemen. There have been some very good developments there recently with peace talks, ceasefires and blockades being lifted. Overall, it appears that the Saudis are...
4/14/23 Rick Sterling on Why Zelensky Will Not Take Back Crimea
Download Episode. Scott interviews journalist Rick Sterling about what he learned on a trip to Crimea back in 2016. Sterling explains how the trip came about, who he was able to meet and why it’s convinced him the current regime in Kyiv will not be able to take...
4/13/23 Max Blumenthal: MSNBC Goes After the Twitter Files and Israel Descends into Violence
Download Episode. Max Blumenthal joined Scott on Antiwar Radio this week to talk about Matt Taibbi’s interview on MSNBC and what’s going on in Israel. They start with Matt Taibbi, who has been the subject of some serious heat from the establishment after his...
US Arms Industry Planning First Taiwan Trip in Four Years
Around 25 US defense contractors plan to send representatives to Taiwan next month, marking the first time the arms industry will send a delegation to the island since 2019, Nikkei Asia reported on Tuesday.
Israel ‘Ready’ to Attack Iran Without US Help: IDF Chief
The head of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said Wednesday that Israel is “ready” to attack Iran and could do so without help from the US.
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