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The President claims he is doing everything he can to protect us. But
One of the problems with the media coverage of this Administration is
that it requires bad manners.
The basic mistake of American policy in Iraq is not that the
Pentagon--believing the fairy tales told it by Iraqi exile groups and
overriding State Department advice--forgot, when planning "reg
With its daily dominance of the headlines and a stellar cast from the
worlds of government, secret intelligence and the media, the Hutton
inquiry, playing here until the end of the month, is ea
Anniversaries are historical page markers; they denote a time to pause
It is of some small comfort that totalitarian regimes are never quite as
total as either their leaders or subsequent historians might imagine.
The White House said, although it wasn't true,
Iraq must be invaded, PDQ,
Since terrorists, who'd caught us unaware,
Were with Iraq, and always gathered there.
This essay was one of the winners out of a pool of 290 entries in a recent writing contest sponsored by Women's WORLD, the Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation designed to bring women's ideas on war and terror to wider public attention. (The prizewinning essays and some others are online at www.wworld.org.)
Through the corporate media's electronic collage of murders, sex
scandals, celebrity sightings and Pentagon-generated fantasy can be
heard a constant buzz--"war, terror, security"--but who know
A recap of the Pentagon's most egregious post-9/11 mistakes, mishaps and manifestations of misdirection.