In Target Iran former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter warns that the next phase in the war on terror could be with Iran.
While in conversation with New Yorker magazine's Seymour Hersh, Mr. Ritter criticizes the Bush administration for its claims that Iran is a major threat, and insists there are no production facilities to bomb. This event was hosted by the New York Society for Ethical Culture in New York City.
Scott Ritter served as a United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq 1991 to 1998. He is the author of Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of the Intelligence Conspiracy to Undermine the UN and Overthrow Saddam Hussein, Frontier Justice: Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Bushwhacking of America, War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You to Know and Endgame: Solving the Iraq Problem - Once and For All.
Hamilton Fish V
Hamilton Fish V (also known as Hamilton Fish, Jr.; born ca. 1952) is an American publisher, politician and philanthropist.
Seymour M. Hersh
Seymour M. Hersh is one of America's premier investigative reporters. In 1969, as a freelance journalist, he wrote the first account of the My Lai massacre in South Vietnam. In the 1970s, he worked at the New York Times in Washington and New York; he has rejoined the paper twice on special assignment. He has won more than a dozen major journalism prizes, including the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and four George Polk Awards.
He is also the author of six books, including "The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times BookAward, "The Target Is Destroyed: What Really Happened to Flight 007" and What America Knew About It," and "The Samson Option: Israels Nuclear Arsenal" and "Americas Foreign Policy."
Scott Ritter served from 1991 to 1998 as a United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq in the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM). His new book is, "Target Iran: The Truth About the White Houseâ€™s Plans for Regime Change." His previous book is "Iraq Confidential."