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Michael McKee: Are We Depending Too Much on the Military’s Media Management?

"It's Not Up to the Pentagon to Sell Policy to the American People." By Michael McKee  Friday, 08 November 2013  11:16   Truthout | Opinion (Photo: D. Sharon Pruitt / Flickr) Truth, as a casualty of war, has been a primary target, worthy of a $15 billion budget. Yet although "the media war" for the hearts and minds of Americans More

Forget Petraeus: The Real Scandal Is Generals' Corrupt Weapons Procurement

Forget Petraeus: The Real Scandal Is Generals’ Corrupt Weapons Procurement Wednesday, 14 November 2012 17:48By Dina Rasor, Truthout | Solutions (Photo: The U.S. Army / Flickr) It is remarkable what a sex scandal can do in Washington. This one is especially juicy because it concerns a retired military general who had obtained almost god-like status in military, media and More

Forget Petraeus: The Real Scandal Is Generals’ Corrupt Weapons Procurement

Forget Petraeus: The Real Scandal Is Generals’ Corrupt Weapons Procurement Wednesday, 14 November 2012 17:48By Dina Rasor, Truthout | Solutions (Photo: The U.S. Army / Flickr) It is remarkable what a sex scandal can do in Washington. This one is especially juicy because it concerns a retired military general who had obtained almost god-like status in military, media and More

Robert Dreyfuss> Obama on Petraeus, Iran, Syria

Obama on Petraeus, Iran, Syria Robert Dreyfuss on November 14, 2012 – 4:28 PM ET  TheNation.com On foreign policy and national security, President Obama’s first news conference knocked down conspiracy theories and scandal-mongering over the David Petraeus affair, raised a glimmer of hope on talks with Iran, and—thankfully—refused, so far at least, to join France in More

Robert Dreyfuss> Obama on Petraeus, Iran, Syria

Obama on Petraeus, Iran, Syria Robert Dreyfuss on November 14, 2012 – 4:28 PM ET  TheNation.com On foreign policy and national security, President Obama’s first news conference knocked down conspiracy theories and scandal-mongering over the David Petraeus affair, raised a glimmer of hope on talks with Iran, and—thankfully—refused, so far at least, to join France in More

Greenwald> FBI's Abuse of the Surveillance State is the Real Scandal Needing Investigation

FBI’s Abuse of the Surveillance State is the Real Scandal Needing Investigation That the stars of America’s national security establishment are being devoured by out-of-control surveillance is a form of sweet justice by Glenn Greenwald  Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by The Guardian via Common Dreams The Petraeus scandal is receiving intense media scrutiny obviously due to its salacious aspects, More

Greenwald> FBI’s Abuse of the Surveillance State is the Real Scandal Needing Investigation

FBI’s Abuse of the Surveillance State is the Real Scandal Needing Investigation That the stars of America’s national security establishment are being devoured by out-of-control surveillance is a form of sweet justice by Glenn Greenwald  Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by The Guardian via Common Dreams The Petraeus scandal is receiving intense media scrutiny obviously due to its salacious aspects, More

10 Reasons Why the Israel Lobby AIPAC is so Dangerous

10 Reasons Why the Israel Lobby AIPAC is so Dangerous AIPAC undermines American support for democracy movements in the Arab world. barackobama.ir    March 5, 2012 opednews.com–The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is one of the most powerful lobby organizations in the country. AIPAC’s clout helps fuel a never-ending cycle of violence in the Middle More

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