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A comparison of media coverage of the Iraq war.
One casualty of the war on Iraq has been the image of the Western media.
William Kristol's April 7 editorial in The Weekly Standard denouncing
critics of the war on Iraq as "anti-American" is startlingly reminiscent
of the menacing directives issued for decad
On March 19, shortly after Saddam Hussein defied President Bush's
deadline to go into exile, Tom Brokaw of NBC broke into Law & Order,
airing on the East Coast, to announce the start
The risks of war? There was the risk of being bombed if you had the
misfortune to live in a neighborhood where US targeters thought Saddam
Hussein might be located.
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 78 percent of white Americans
supported invading Iraq, but only 29 percent of blacks.
Perhaps Americans can be excused for imagining that "regime change" in
Iraq would be a cakewalk.
Of the more than 700 journalists who have registered with the CentCom
Coalition Media Center here, two have emerged as celebrities.
There is nothing glorious or gallant about combat.
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