The NYT’s Evolving Drive to War on Syria

August 27, 2013   ·   0 Comments


By Michael M'Gehee: In George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984, Winston Smith, the protagonist, is a clerk for the Records Department at the Ministry of Truth.

Snowden Manning

What IF?

By Murray Polner: “I don’t think Mr. Snowden was a patriot” President Obama said at a recent press conference, suggesting perhaps that the leaker should have ...

Injured Palestinian youth

‘The New York Times’ Investigates a Palestinian Hobby

By Noam Sheizaf: The New York Times on Sunday published one of its most out-of-context items from the West Bank in recent years...

U.S. Soldiers Stuck in Sand in Southern Afghanistan.

NYT La-La Land on Afghanistan

By Michael M'Gehee: After nearly twelve years of war and occupation the very people the Northern Alliance claim to be liberating and representing have not given them popular support.

Syria War

Three Cheers for Our Side

By Murray Polner: Cheer One is for a big, “really big” story, as one of our former presidents used to say. Buried though it was on ...


U.S. Leading From Behind?

By Daniel Warner: Western countries are agonizing over what to do in Syria. As Assad’s government troops, with the aid of their allies, continue to pound ...


The NYT and Chemical Weapons in Syria

By Michael M'Gehee: Last month when UN investigator Carla Del Ponte came out publicly to say, “There are strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof of the use of sarin gas...


NYT and Their Bizarre Argument for Tyrannicide

By Michael M'Gehee: One page SR3 of Monday’s The New York Times is a peculiar opinion piece by Feisal G. Mohamed...


The Wrong ‘Red Line’

By Richard Falk: There are widespread reports that President Obama had not fully appreciated the political consequences...

Russia and US talk Syria

What the NYT Doesn’t Say About Washington’s Syrian Peace Plan

By Michael M'Gehee: On page A12 of the May 8, 2013 edition of The New York Times is Steven Lee Myers and Rick Gladstone's article “U.S. and Russia Plan Conference Aimed at Ending Syrian War”...

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