The journalist's alleged murder should be condemned loudly, but our political press' uncritical praise of his work is likely misplaced.
Let’s consider the last decades of American war-making in the context of insider attacks.
The fierce enemy President Ronald Reagan once praised as a freedom fighter had been paralyzed for the past 10 years.
U.S. soldiers in My Lai, Vietnam, "didn't just kill babies," the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tells Robert Scheer in a wide-ranging interview. "They were throwing infants up and catching them on their bayonets."
The U.S., which remains mired in wars in the Greater Middle East, would do well to remember that today’s convenient friend is too often tomorrow’s sworn enemy.
The naturalized American, called a terrorist in court, was wounded and captured in a 2016 shootout that ended a two-day manhunt. Earlier, he had detonated explosives in New Jersey and Manhattan.