The acclaimed journalist (and Truthdig contributor), who has spent the last three years in Iraq, explains how his street smarts, Arabic skills and Middle Eastern looks afforded him a view of the Iraqi insurgency almost unparalleled among Western journalists. Check out the Buzzflash interview.
The editors at Buzzflash argue that in displaying the picture of Zarqawi's dead, bloated face the way it did, the Bush administration is once again displaying the same kind of sophomoric bravado ("Bring 'em on") that it used to its great detriment in the past
In a review of "Playing President," Buzzflash says Robert Scheer's "insights appear all the more astounding because he stood virtually alone in making them for so long among mainstream journalists."
Buzzflash decries the fact that the former VP's gutsy critique went largely ignored by the traditional media. | editorial