Monday, May 18, 2015
A review of 'Syrian Notebooks'
I read and then wrote things about journalist Jonathan Littell's account of his trip to Syria in January 2012. Read those things at Inter Press Service.
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Thursday, May 07, 2015
From Argentina to Iraq: I have an opinion
I had two pieces published recently by Inter Press Service: One is (nominally) a review of Muhammad Idrees Ahmad's new book seeking to explain why the United States invaded Iraq; the other, co-authored with IPS's DC bureau chief, Jim Lobe, is a response to The Washington Post editorial board claiming that the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, is an anti-Semite for having noted the financial ties between hedge fund manager Paul Singer and the various right-wing groups and hacks that have attempted to paint her country as a deadbeat ally of Iranian-backed terrorism.
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