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Barry M. Lando, a graduate of Harvard and Columbia University, spent 25 years as an award-winning investigative producer with 60 Minutes. The author...

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AP / Thierry Charlier

Norway’s Horror: Anti-Semitism Becomes Islamophobia

Europe’s right-wing parties, many of which once had explicitly anti-Jewish messages, have expanded their hatred to Arabs and Muslims.

Posted on Jul 24, 2011 READ MORE


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U.S. Department of Defense / Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison

Pakistan’s Incredible Duplicity: Chapter Two

After allegations that top-level Pakistani officials have secretly aided al-Qaida and the Taliban, sheltering Osama bin Laden himself, now comes a startling new charge: “FBI Says Pakistan’s Military Plotted to Tilt U.S. Policy.” (more)

Posted on Jul 21, 2011 READ MORE


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White House / Pete Souza

The Speech Obama Should Have Given to AIPAC

Former “60 Minutes” producer Barry Lando imagines what the president might have said to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Posted on May 22, 2011 READ MORE


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AP / Javier Galeano

Whose War on Terror?

At a time when the White House is spending hundreds of billions and has dispatched killer teams to liquidate Osama bin Laden and lesser targets, imagine what the leaders of other countries—Cuba, for instance—might do if they declared their own war on terror.

Posted on May 20, 2011 READ MORE


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Everyone’s Missing the Point

The jubilation of Americans and Western leaders at the death of Osama bin Laden, though understandable, misses the point. In many ways, the figure gunned down in Pakistan was already irrelevant—more a symbol of past dangers than a real threat for the future.

Posted on May 3, 2011 READ MORE


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A Tale of Two Hospitals: Kuwait 1991, Bahrain 2011

Scene: The Human Rights Caucus of the U.S. Congress hears the testimony of a 15-year-old girl, introduced by only her first name, Nayira, in order, the audience is told, to protect the safety of her family.

Posted on Apr 24, 2011 READ MORE


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Navin Shetty Brahmavar (CC-BY)

Saudis Play Into Radical islam’s Hands

When the secret history of the current “Arab Spring” is written, we may learn that one of the many unintended consequences of U.S. attempts to keep up with—and influence—the historic events was to provide a flood of new recruits to radical Islam.

Posted on Apr 8, 2011 READ MORE


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Barry M. Lando, a graduate of Harvard and Columbia University, spent 25 years as an award-winning investigative producer with 60 Minutes. The author of numerous articles about Iraq, he produced a documentary about Saddam Hussein that has been shown around the world. He has also written a book on Iraq, “Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W. Bush.”  Lando is just finishing a novel,  “The Shomer Dossier,” which goes back to the 1930’s and links between major U.S. corporations and the Nazis, then comes up to today, following an American TV correspondent as he tries to uncover Israel’s most closely-guarded secret (it’s not the bomb).

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