Josh White / 06 Sep 2021

The Media’s War

Afghanistan and the Press

Throughout the US war in Afghanistan, Western media framed the conflict in terms that suited the governments of the day.(...)

Matt Rubenstein / 01 Jul 2020

Did the Russians Do It?

When the Press Takes Sides

Nothing unusual here. The Taliban have been killing NATO troops in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. But this story was a little different. According to the New York Times, recent attacks on US and British forces have been partially sponsored by Russia.(...)

Washington didn't like them. Sukarno and Kim Il-Sung, 1965.
John Foster / 15 Jun 2020

American Killing Fields

Vincent Bevins’ The Jakarta Method

The short twentieth century, running from 1914 to 1989 is generally divided into two halves. The first, ending 1945, is the era of mass slaughter. (...)

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