Call in the clowns. If the disgraced so-called “journalists” who peddled Ahmad Chalabi’s lies are still allowed in the debate over the future of Iraq, why not Chalabi himself? This is a question Chalabi seems to be asking as he makes yet another attempt at becoming the leader of Iraq.
|By: emptywheel Thursday June 16, 2011 9:30 am|
It would be really great if the Administration spent more time on folks who’ve lied us into war or ordered torture. Instead they seem to be focusing on the folks who are calling them out for those failures. There is something seriously wrong with that.
|By: emptywheel Monday January 3, 2011 7:00 am|
It’s really time for either some consistency in the way the government pursues its war on terror violent extremism, or an admission that the war on terror has disintegrated into a war on those who oppose U.S. empire. The government is still investigating a bunch of peace activists for material support. And yet four prominent Republicans can offer the same kind of material support as the peace activists — but this time in service of war or U.S. hegemony or oil — with no similar consequences?