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War’s Moral Chaos | Lily Hamourtziadou


Iraq in 2015: IBC, 6 July 2015 Today’s news is always old news. The innocent get slaughtered and someone makes up excuses. —Charles Simic,“Portable Hell”, The New York Review of Books, 5 Aug 2014.1 1 (Hat-tip to Lynn Dombek, in … Continue reading

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The Manufactured Myth of Bin Laden’s Death | MICHAEL BRENNER


(Counterpunch, May 12, 2015) Zero Dark Thirty: Truth or Consequences Seymour Hersh’s revelations about the systematic mis- representation by the Obama administration of how it brought Osama bin-Laden to bay are causing a stir. Justifiably so. For they puncture the … Continue reading

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