Wednesday, September 30, 2009
When the Obama Administration decided to turn the Pittsburgh G20 summit into a forum for stirring up fear of Iran's nuclear program, I tuned out.
I wondered: why are so many of the very same experts who were wrong about Iraq's WMD program given precious airtime to rant about Iran? As far as American journalists are concerned, I think simply reporting one government's claims -- without asking hard questions -- is not journalism. It's "disseminating information on behalf of a government." Was no American journalist working today alive back in 2002-3?
At least two American observers seem to have good memories. They have had the audacity to question recent allegations concerning Iran:
Posted by Jotman on Wednesday, September 30, 2009