Conquest and Censorship

After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William the Conqueror’s army buried its fallen comrades but left the corpses of the English defenders to rot in the fields where they lay. Such is the brutal nature of war: the victor inflicts all manner of suffering and humiliation on the vanquished. What the United States is … Continue reading “Conquest and Censorship”

Antiwar Reporting on the National Security State

Respected journalist Jeremy Scahill wrote an article on Feb. 4 for The Nation titled “The Expanding U.S. War in Pakistan.” In his article he presented as fact several assertions about the CIA and U.S. military special operations forces. In this article I will challenge those assertions. Why? Because many readers of The Nation, and other … Continue reading “Antiwar Reporting on the National Security State”