Truthdig writers Sonali Kolhatkar and Max Blumenthal disagree with each other regarding key elements in the recent reports that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in Douma. This is Kolhatkar's take on the issue.
Truthdig writers Sonali Kolhatkar and Max Blumenthal disagree with each other regarding key elements in the recent reports that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in Douma. This is Blumenthal's take on the issue.
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"Can we really shake our heads in disbelief at electoral lies when [journalists] have been lying to our readers and viewers for years?" Fisk asks.
Robert Fisk, The Independent's award-winning correspondent, writes that while the bloody clash in the Syrian city is horrific, many questions remain about American and British involvement and Western media's portrayal of the conflict.
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“Has something gone adrift within the moral compass of our ‘news’ reporting?” asks Robert Fisk at The Independent.
“Dumping the Holocaust” on the Palestinian Grand Mufti “is ultimately an insult to” the Nazis' 6 million victims that “provides another means of denigrating the entire Palestinian people,” writes Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk at The Independent.
Thousands of years of Europe’s history can be traced via the movements of refugees, but its governments appear to have forgotten these age-old lessons. Robert Fisk hopes we get it right this time.
"In treating needy refugees like invaders," writes journalist Robert Fisk, Europe may be losing its compassion, which he describes as "the one victory [it] learned from the Second World War."