Recent Publications

Below these links to my books are recorded  all my recent publications.

Click here to purchase my book Reading the Dream: A Post-Secular History of Enmindment.

Click here to purchase my book Dreamcraft.

Click here to purchase my book Ecstatic Pessimist: Czeslaw Milosz, Poet of Catastrophe and Hope.

Click here to purchase my book (written with Freeman Ng), Poetry and Terror: Politics and Poetics in Coming to Jakarta.

Click here to order my latest book of poems, Walking on Darkness, from Sheep Meadow Press. My eighth book of poems looks back on six decades of experiences as a confused student in Paris, a diplomat in Poland, Vienna and New York, a professor of English at UC Berkeley in the tumultuous sixties, and after retirement a tutor in Buddhist Thailand — all of the poems in search of “this oxymoron/ the meaning of life”.

Click here to purchase my prose e-book book, Dallas ’63: The First Deep State Revolt Against the White House,

Click here to order the paperback edition of Dallas ’63.

Click here to purchase my book The American Deep State: Big Money, Big Oil, and the Attack on U.S. Democracy. Click here for reviews. Click here to purchase the French edition, L’état américain profond.

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Click here to purchse American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA’s Global Drug Connection, and the Road to Afghanistan. Click here to read additional reviews. Click here for information about the French edition, La Machine de guerre americaine.

Click here to purchase my new book of poems, Tilting Point, from Word Palace Press. Click here to see those poems already published, including poems on the Internet. Click here to read reviews.

Click here to purchase my 2009 book of poems, Mosaic Orpheus Click here for reviews. Click here to see those poems already published, including poems on the Internet.

Click here to purchase The War Conspiracy: JFK, 9/11, and the Deep Politics of War

Click here to purchase The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. Click here for reviews. Click here to read an extract on state-sponsored terrorism, Cheney, and Continuity of Government. Click here to see a one-hour video interview on the book at “Conversations with History,” Video discussion with Harry Kreisler of the University of California, about The Road to 9/11, August 8, 2007. The Road to 9/11 is available in French from Editions Demi Lune in Paris, as La route vers le nouveau desordre mondial. Click here for details.

Click here to purchase my long poem Coming to Jakarta, of which the poet Robert Hass, later U.S. poet laureate, has said (“Some Notes on Coming to Jakarta,” Agni, 31/32 [1990], pp. 334-61), “Coming to Jakarta is the most important political poem to appear in the English language in a very long time.”

Click here for Recent Political Videos. Click here for video of Peter Dale Scott on and off line. Click here for audio of Peter Dale Scott.

Recent Articles, Videos, etc. (2008-2022)

Click here for Recent Political Videos. Click here for a website that has collected links to some of my past audio and video remarks.

D.524 “Old Wealth, the Kuomintang, and the CIA’s Air America,” Asia Pacific Journal/ Japan Focus, September 15, 2022, Belated publication of my  article, ““Private War Enterprise in Asia: Air America, the Brook Club and the Kuomintang,”  submitted in 1970 to Ramparts but intercepted by the CIA. In 2009, the CIA released my essay under the the provisions of the Assassination Records Review Act. It is published here with an introductory essay discussing the CIA’s interception, plus redacted CIA cover pages (one is from the CIA’s Office of Security, classified “SECRET,” and wholly redacted except for an OS file number, presumably mine).

A.107  (with Alfred McCoy, 2011, ed. Aaron Good) “Episode 62: The Deep Politics of Heroin w/Peter Dale Scott and Alfred McCoy.” Tape of dialogue between Peter Dale Scott and Alfred McCoy concerning CIA and global narcotics traffic, chaired by Jerry Meldon, Tufts University, 2011,, American Exception, September 2022.

A.106 (interview with Thomas Carrigan and George Webb) “The War Conspiracy and Deep Politics,” Tommy’s PodCast #873, July 27, 2022,

A.105 (interview with Aaron Good) “Deep Events and the Doomsday Network,” American Exception, December 16, 2021, Aaron continues his discussion with Professor Peter Dale Scott about ‘deep politics’ and his 50+ years of historical research into the JFK assassination. In this installment, Professor Scott talks about COG or the “Doomsday Network,” JFK’s Vietnam withdrawal, The Dallas-Watergate connections, and the commonplace denial of deep events.

A.104 (interview with Aaron Good) “Peter Dale Scott’s ’Deep Politics and the Death of JFK,’” American Exception, Aaron talks with Professor Peter Dale Scott about ‘deep politics’ and his 50+ years of historical research into the JFK assassination. Part 3 of our Destiny Betrayed series on the JFK assassination, this episode also features a postscript segment with Ben Howard.

D.523 Aaron Good, Ben Howard and Peter Dale Scott, “Stepping out of the Shadow of 9/11: Start by Ending the Post-9/11 States of Emergency,” CovertAction Magazine, September 27, 2021, .

D.522 Aaron Good, Ben Howard and Peter Dale Scott, “The Twenty Year Shadow of 9/11 (Part 2): Why Did Key U.S. Officials Protect the Alleged 9/11 Plotters?Covert Action Magazine, September 13, 2021, Translated into Spanish at

V. 74 “From 9/11 to 1/6: 20 Years of False Flag Terror with Peter Dale Scott,” Conscious Resistance Network, September 12, 2021,

D.521 Aaron Good, Ben Howard and Peter Dale Scott, “The Twenty Year Shadow of 9/11: U.S. Complicity in the Terror Spectacle and the Urgent Need to End It,” Covert Action Magazine,  September 11, 2021, Translated into Spanish at

A.103 “Still-Unanswered Questions About the 9/11 Attacks Featuring Peter Dale Scott, Ben Howard, and Aaron Good,” Project Censored, September 6, 2021,

A.102 “The Militarization of Our Political Imagination: A Deep State Panel with Richard Falk, Peter Dale Scott, and Aaron Good,” Parallax View, February 26, 2021,

D.520 “Peter Dale Scott : Les vraies raisons de la guerre en Afghanistan,” Entretien conduit par Maxime Chaix, FildMerdia, September 2, 2021,

A.101 “9/11: Twenty Years on the Road,” TrueAnon Episode 181 (teaser), September 2, 2021, To hear the full episode, subscribe at

D.519 (with Aaron Good) “Was the Now-Forgotten Murder of One Man on September 9, 2001 a Crucial Pre-Condition for 9/11?” Covert Action Magazine, December 9, 2020, . An essay on the 9/9/2001 assassination of Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud, and why it was a prerequisite for a U.S.-planned invasion of his country. Click for translation into French.

A.100  “Peter Dale Scott on The Popular Show: JFK/9.11/Capitol Riot,” The Popular Show, June 10, 2021. Part 1, “Deep State,”–TPS27-pt-1-DEEP-STATE. Part 2, “Deep Event,” is for patrons

A.99 “Deep State COG Doomsday Network Threat,” (Part Two) Dark Journalist, October 10, 2020,

A.98 “Deep State COG Doomsday Network Threat,” (Part One) Dark Journalist, October 3, 2020,

V.73  “Deep Politics,” The Stoa, September 9, 2020, I  discuss deep politics on the popular Canadian digital space (“communal podcast”) called The Stoa (

V,72  “The Road to 9/11,” The crime-terror connection,” am interviewed by Maria Zuppello on the topic of 9/11.

V.71  Peter Dale Scott reads excerpts from the 3rd volume of his ‘Seculum’ trilogy: “Minding the Darkness: a poem for the year 2000, Petaluma, 2002,

D.518 “The climate crisis must reunite America — and yes, that could happen,” Salon, February 17, 2020,–and-yes-that-could-happen/?fbclid=IwAR0lTXdh0a0qY3OExw5JbTMdAJEIgzhCNTALarmZ1O62KXGJuiN1cf0Yv4E.

A.95  My reminiscences, at the opening night of the San Francisco Leonard Cohen Festival, November 8, 2019, of my friendship with Leonard, from my first meeting him in 1953 to my last communication from him on November 6, 2016, the day before he died.

A.94 “Poetry & Terror: Politics and Poetics in Coming to Jakarta w/ Peter Dale Scott & Freeman Ng,” Parallax View, October 11, 2019,

A.28 “Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies and the CIA,” KPFA, 1992, (An old broadcast, recently reposted and added to my website.)

A.93  “The Deep State and the Doomsday Machine: A Conversation between Peter Dale Scott and Daniel Ellsberg” {audio tape), Project Censored, May 28, 2018, “

V.58 “JFK Assassination, Watergate, Iran-Contra, 9/11” (2011). This is my talk to COPA in 2011 on the role of the Continuity of Government (COG) planning and network behind the four recent major structural deep events in US history, beginning with the JFK assassination in 1963,

D.517 “Peter Dale Scott [on] Guido Preparata.” My defense in 2007 of Conjuring Hitler, by Guido Preparata,

D.516 “The Mueller Report, Alfa Bank, and the Deep State,” WhoWhatWhy, April 29, 2019, Click here for translation into German.

D. 515 “World sees signs of breakdown of U.S. petrodollar system, former diplomat says.”  Interview with Peter Dale Scott, World News Monitor, March 1, 2019,

D.514 [poem] “The Condition of Water,” Rattle. 62, Winter 2018.

D,513 “Peter Dale Scott on Enlightenment Values in the Age of Trump,” WhoWhatWhy, November 20, 2017,

D.512 Peter Dale Scott, “Private War Enterprise in Asia,” A forgotten essay of mine that I submitted to Ramparts in 1970, which somehow ended up in the CIA archives, under a cover page classified SECRET. It was routed to the CIA Deputy Director for Plans, with a suggestion that Robert Bannerman might briefly note it “at the morning meeting.” (The essay is immature: I would not now attribute so much operational significance to the CIA’s choice of Social Register members to front for them on the boards of their proprietaries.)

D.511 Peter Dale Scott, “Milosz. Eliot, and the Generative Canon,” Sarmatian Review, September 2017, 2110-20,

D.510 “Trump, the Deep State, and the Risks of War: Tikkun interviews Peter Dale Scott,” Tikkun, July 6. 2017,

D.509 Peter Dale Scott (avec Maxime Chaix). “Reponse de Peter Dale Scott a notre article sur le concept ‘d’Etat profond,'” Marianne, January 11, 2018,

D.508 [Poem] “After 64 Years,” Dhamma Moon, December 22, 2017,

D.507 “Peter Dale Scott on Enlightenment Values in the Age of Trump,” WhoWhatWhy, November 20, 2017,

D.506 “Charlottesville Police Inaction: Part of a Nationwide Development,“WhoWhatWhy, August 14, 2017,

D.505 “The Open Wounds of Charlottesville,” New York Times, August 14, 2017, (Leter #3)/

D.504 Introduction to Allan Nairn, “Trump’s Indonesian Allies in Bed With ISIS-Backed FPI Militia Seeking to Oust Elected President Jokowi,” Asia-Pacific Journal, April 27, 2017,

V.70 “Deep State & The CIA Media Matrix!,” Interview with the Dark Journalist,

D.503 “Three Poems” (Obscure Lady,” “”Prayer for My Granddaughter,” “Tasting and Seeing,”) Pacific Rim Review of Books, Winter 2017, 25-27.

D.502 ” Trump Vs. ‘Deep State’? That’s How Light Gets In “, WhoWhatWhy, March 6, 2017,

A.11 “Spooks, Planes, and Heroin: The Keys to Escalation in Indochina,” WBAI, 3 July 1972, A very old podcast, just put on line here.

V.69 ” Czeslaw Milosz, T.S. Eliot, and the Generative Canon, “ Lecture, University of California, Berkeley, February 21, 2017, with an Introduction by Robert Hass,

D.501 “Wise advice from Berkeley scholar: Don’t have a cow, America.” Interview reported by David Talbot, San Francisco Chronicle, February 9, 2017,

D.500 ” Donald J. Trump And The Deep State,” WhoWhatWhy, Fenruary 6-7, 2017,,

D.499 “Who Will Pull the Strings During Trump’s Presidency?” Who.What.Why, November 15, 2016. Transcript of interview with Jeff Schechtman. See A.90.

D.498 [Poem] “Chainsaw Dhamma,” Vallum 13:2, November 2016.

D.497 [Two poems] “Finchity” and “Appearances”Leaping Clear, [Autumn 2016],

D.496 [Poem] “The Rest of This Poem Is Not in Words,” Amass 61[Autumn 2016], 21.