Stories by Barry Lando

Barry Lando, a former 60 Minutes producer, is the author of "Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq from Churchill to Kennedy to George W. Bush." He also blogs at Barrylando.com. subscribe to Barry Lando's feed

Posted on: Feb 1, 2008, Source: Truthdig

What causes so many Jews to turn ethically deaf and morally blind when the state of Israel itself is concerned?

Posted on: Jan 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The prestige of an American President, his ability to reassure jittery investors around the world, has never been lower.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

While Bush was suggesting Arabs might lower their oil prices, they were using their profits to pick up a slice of America's most powerful bank.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Bush is promising the Saudis 20 billion dollars in sophisticated weapons—including 121 million dollars worth of precision guided bombs.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Tony Blair's million dollar deal with J.P. Morgan..and no one's raising any eyebrows!!

Posted on: Dec 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

To our Arab friends: How about buying Gaza instead of Citi Bank?

Posted on: Aug 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: It's a Kafkaesque trial--an historical lie--it should be the shame of U.S. Media.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The Israeli position is a self-serving myth created when the Jewish state was born, perpetuated ever since by the country's leaders and accepted by Washington.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: A report just issued by the International Crisis Group on the horrific situation in Basra after the British equivalent of the U.S. surge. A presage of what lies ahead.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: It's understandable that there's been no mention in the Baghdad courtroom of foreign complicity with Saddam’s crimes. What is surprising, though, is how thoroughly the American media have played along with that charade.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: There's finally a way that the U.S. and Iran can work together after years of hatred and suspicion.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The simple fact is that all this debate about a surge and september dead lines is shadow play.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: Billions in Hi tech versus off the shelf makeshift bombs and rockets--in Iraq, Afghanistan--and Gaza.

Posted on: May 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The havoc still being wreaked by the policies of the U.S. and its allies from the Mediterranean to Central Asia. They've created much it all themselves and they've been at it for decades.

Posted on: May 23, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Across much of the Middle East and Central Asia George Bush seems to be waging not just a losing--but an increasingly lonely battle.

Posted on: May 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Is anyone going to follow up the possible role of Condoleezza Rice in the Oil-for-Food Scandal--not only when she was with Chevron--but when she also headed Bush's National Security Council? Or will Teflon Condi get off once again?

Posted on: May 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: A leading UK think tank reports that Iraq can never form a unified government in its current condition.

Posted on: May 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: Let's see--name a nuclear power that is dominating the Middle East.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Inside the making of the movie.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: If you want any more evidence of the threat that an unchecked George W. Bush represents to the rest of the world, take a look at Somalia.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: Whyare we so repelled by the videod rantings of the young South Korean psycopath, yet not equally shocked by the outrageous utterances of America's President?

Posted on: Apr 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: While we've been obsessing with Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, Dubya's been waging another battle in the Horn of Africa.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

If the U.S. can go around kidnapping foreign diplomats and other officials--why can't the others do the same?

Posted on: Mar 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: You can be sure the Iranians havent forgotten.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: A former British Ambassador suggests an obviously neat exit from the crisis--but is anyone listening?

Posted on: Mar 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The newest chapter in the saga of the 15 captured British sailors and marines.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The conflict is not at all black and white -- though you wouldnt know it listening to our mainstream media.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: Bush and his top ally in Iraq are finding out that what goes around comes around.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: Taking chances sailing around in some of the world's most disputed waters.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Those with quick fixes for Iraq have no understanding of the horrific quarter century the Iraqis have endured...among the most traumatized people on the face of this earth.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The farcical debate about total withdrawal of American troops from Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: A top U.S. commander in Iraq admits that the administration once again misled the American public about Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: The U.S. Congress should be doing much more than just reverse Bush/Cheney's assault on basic freedoms. They've got to reveal how it happened.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: Almost twenty years ago, the U.S. was already engaged in clandestine attacks against Iran.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Barry Lando: 27 years ago it was Jimmy Carter and Saddam Hussein

Posted on: Jan 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet

CIA backed Kuwait from the get-go...

Posted on: Jan 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

CBS feels the war's too grisly? or is it the message of the report that is too shocking?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Saddam & America, Pt. 3...

Posted on: Jan 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

In 1991, Bush 41 called on Iraqis to rebel, then turned his back... actually aiding Saddam to repress the rebellion.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

21,000 more troops brings the U.S. forces back to the same levels they already had.

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