Category Archives: Civil War

Libya NATO War: Pro and Con

 This is a collection of recent postings on Libya from the blogs I follow INDEX CON (pretty much my own position) A progressive case for Obama’s foreign policy greatness? from Glenn Greenwald by Glenn Greenwald Libya: The longer view from ‘Just World News’ with … Continue reading

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Western media coverage of the Middle East (text of a speech at a Jadaliyya conference)

My article critiquing Western media coverage of the Middle East (text of a speech I gave at a Jadaliyya conference) from Nir Rosen 1 person liked this   A Critique of Reporting on the Middle East by Nir Rosen [Image from CNN]I’ve … Continue reading

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Forgetting Why We Remember

 Forgetting Why We Remember By DAVID W. BLIGHT MOST Americans know that Memorial Day is about honoring the nation’s war dead. It is also a holiday devoted to department store sales, half-marathons, picnics, baseball and auto racing. But where did … Continue reading

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