Tag Archives: Seymour Hersh
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is honored for his work for integrity and ethics by previous recipients of the Sam Adams Award and others.
Washington has sought to deflect attention from Hersh’s alternative narrative and shore up the official one through misdirection.
Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald and Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed join Jeremy Scahill for a discussion on the crazy apocalyptic present in which we find ourselves.
“Today’s Zaman”: The purpose was to create the perception that, according to Şeker, “Assad killed his people with sarin and that requires a US military intervention in Syria.”
“No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat of war, internal political instability, or any other public emergency, may be invoked as a justification of torture.”
Operations are always so super-secret in the planning but that all flies out the window when it comes to crowing afterwards. There is no greater vulnerability than in the perpetrators claiming credit for success.’ Erdoğan’s problems in Syria would soon be over: ‘Off goes the gas and Obama will say red line and America is […]
▶ Seymour Hersh: Obama “Cherry Picked” Intel on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify U.S. Strike (2 of 2)
Published on Dec 9, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh joins us to discuss his new article casting doubt on the veracity of the Obama administration’s claims that only the Assad regime could have carried out the chemical attacks in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta earlier this year. Writing in the London Review of Books, Hersh […]
Why Was No One Punished for America’s “My Lai” in Iraq? The U.S. military presence in Iraq was marked by the callous American attitude toward civilians, and the thorough lack of accountability in the military justice system. AlterNet / By John Tirman | February 12, 2012 The plea bargain in the last Haditha massacre case handed down in January […]
November 21, 2011 Democracy Now While the United States, Britain and Canada are planning to announce a coordinated set of sanctions against Iran’s oil and petrochemical industry today, longtime investigative journalist Seymour Hersh questions the growing consensus on Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program. International pressure has been mounting on Iran since the U.N. International […]
Reading List: Books I Have Found Useful 1. “Chain of Command “ by Seymour Hersh 2. “The Twentieth Century: A People’s History” by Howard Zinn 3. “The Shock Doctrine “ by Naomi Klein 4. “A Pretext For War” by James Bamford 5. “Fiasco; the American Adventure In Iraq” by Thomas E Ricks 6. “Contrary Notions: The […]
Seeing Mushroom Clouds Again By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter July/August 2011 Washington and a compliant media appear to be having visions again, seeing things that others in the world cannot. The six-page article appearing in the June 6 edition of The New Yorker, “Iran and the Bomb,” by eminent journalist Seymour Hersh, has […]