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Seymour Hersh

Hersh: Bush & Co. OKd Israel Offensive This Summer

Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh defends his claim that the Bush White House effectively signed off on Israel’s planned offensive against Hezbollah earlier this summer—as a preparatory step for a potential attack on Iran. Hersh: “It’s ... time to decide whether we’re a democracy or not. This president is doing an awful lot of foreign policy without sharing it with the rest of us.”

Posted on Aug 15, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Hersh: U.S. Aided Israel as Prep for War on Iran

The Bush administration was “closely involved in the planning of Israel?s retaliatory attacks” on Hezbollah, the inestimable Seymour Hersh alleges in The New Yorker. Furthermore, writes Hersh, Bush & Co. saw the Israeli attacks “as a prelude to a potential American preemptive attack to destroy Iran?s nuclear installations.” Administration officials have denied the charges. Read the whole thing. (more…)


Posted on Aug 14, 2006 READ MORE

Seymour Hersh

Sy Hersh: War Planners Have No Hard Targets in Iran

The investigative journalist par excellence tells CNN that many higher-ups in the Pentagon have grave concerns about the White House’s military designs in Iran.

Posted on Jul 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN

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