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News Dissector Danny Schechter is blogger in chief at Mediachannel.Org He is the author of PLUNDER: Investigating Our Economic Calamity (Cosimo Books) available at Amazon.com.
Friday, January 9, 2015 Washington vs Daesh: Who Is Winning The War On The Islamic State (IS/ISIL?)
It was a strange article on the front page of the New York Times: A top U.S. general, Michael K. Nagata, commander of American Special Operations forces in the Middle East, was admitting that the Pentagon is at war with an enemy that it doesn't understand, and has sought out expertise outside the military to help figure out what he is up against.
Friday, December 19, 2014 Voices From The Ghosts of Vietnam Are Being Heard Again: Which Should We Listen To?
New York, New York: It's been nearly 40 years since what the American media called "The Fall of Saigon" and the Vietnamese referred to as the Liberation. I saw it then as the Fall of Washington.
The ghosts of Vietnam are back, thanks to two filmmakers with very different takes. The first is Rory Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy's youngest daughter. Her one-sided account has already been nominated for an Oscar. The second is Tiana...
(1 comments) Thursday, August 28, 2014 Just What We Need: Another War
It appears that president Obama is just itching to go to war against ISIS, and why not throw Assad in as well? News Dissector Danny Schechter looks at the forces pushing for the next war.
(1 comments) Thursday, August 14, 2014 Back In Iraq: We Only Want To Save You
Once again, a war on Iraq is escalation with shifting pretexts, fist to protect Americans and then Iraquis. News Dissector Danny Schechter puts the story in context.
(2 comments) Monday, August 11, 2014 Israel Is Bad for The Jews, Part 2
In a second part of his essay, "Israel Is Bad For The Jews." News Dissector Danny Schechter discusses the hateful response he received to his original reflections.
(5 comments) Saturday, August 9, 2014 Israel Gives All Jews A Bad Name
"Whatever Israel is "winning," the Jewish People are loosing." writes News Dissector Danny Schechter
(1 comments) Thursday, July 24, 2014 Suicidal Bombers Over Gaza In A World Coming Apart
Is Israel on A Suicide Mission in Gaza driven by fanaticism and self-defeating logic? News Dissector Danny Schechter on the costs and consequences behind the bloodshed.
(1 comments) Thursday, June 19, 2014 Back To Iraq, And Welcome To The Suicide State
What's missing in the media picture of the new fighting in Iraq? News Dissector Danny Schecher who wrote book and made films on the subject is back as the media goes back to Iraq.