The Listening Post

The Forever War: 20 Years After 9/11

A documentary edition of the show on 20 years of the ‘War on Terror’ and the role US media have played therein.

Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, this special edition of The Listening Post looks at the climate of fear that undergirded the so-called “War on Terror” and how the US news and entertainment industries helped produce it.


Chris Hedges – Former foreign correspondent for The New York Times; author of Collateral Damage

Sinan Antoon – Co-editor at Jadaliyya; poet and writer; associate professor at New York University

Jill Abramson – Former executive editor of The New York Times

Deepa Kumar – author of Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire; professor at Rutgers University

Robert D Kaplan – Former contributing editor at The Atlantic

Lexi Alexander – Movie and TV director