Peter Dale Scott: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America

Conversations With History: Professor Peter Dale Scott

Peter Dale Scott; Professor Emeritus of English, University of California Berkeley

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Peter Dale Scott for a discussion of secrecy and its consequences in the making of U.S. foreign policy. Their discussion focuses on CIA interventions, the rise of Al Qaeda, the role of U.S. government in supporting Islamic jihadists to counter Soviet power during the Cold War, and the response of the Bush administration to the 911 attack.

Key Words: Terrorism, CIA, Berkeley Faculty, Deep State
Peter Dale Scott
Publication date: 
August 7, 2007
Publication type: 
Conversations with History