Event

Debate: The Soho Forum — A willingness to intervene, and to seek regime change, is key to an American foreign policy that benefits America.

  • October 4, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A willingness to intervene, and to seek regime change, is key to an American foreign policy that benefits America.

Bill Kristol vs. Scott Horton

Resolution:

A willingness to intervene, and to seek regime change, is key to an American foreign policy that benefits America.

For the affirmative:

William (“Bill”) Kristol was the founder and editor-at-large of the political magazine The Weekly Standard, published from 1995 through 2018. He’s known for advocating for the U.S. invasion of Iraq and has since become a prominent critic of President Trump. Bill was chairman of the New Citizenship Project from 1997 to 2005. In 1997, he co-founded the Project for the New American Century (PNAC) with Robert Kagan. He’s a member of the board of trustees for the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a member of the Policy Advisory Board for the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and a director of the Foreign Policy Initiative.

For the negative:

Scott Horton is the author of the book Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, managing director of the Libertarian Institute, host of Antiwar Radio for Pacifica Radio’s KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles and KUCR in Riverside, California, and the foreign policy interview podcast, The Scott Horton Show. Horton conducts interviews with journalists, politicians, pundits, lawyers and experts on foreign policy and war-time law. Horton has recorded more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. Scott is also the editorial director of the libertarian, non-interventionist website Antiwar.com. He’s made numerous appearances on other podcasts, including “The Tom Woods Show.”

VENUE:

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Event starts at 5:00 PM
Doors open at 5:30 PM
Meeting convenes: 6:30 PM

Tickets must be reserved in advance.

Moderated by Soho Forum Director Gene Epstein.