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Posted on: Oct 22, 2006, Source: Consortium News

Republicans are ignoring U.S. intelligence in desperate political attack ads as they face huge losses in Congress in the fall elections.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2006, Source: Consortium News

In 2002, Bush put North Korea on a list of potential targets for U.S. nuclear weapons. It's no surprise, then, that Kim Jong Il has responded by creating a threat of his own.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2006, Source: Consortium News

The focus of Bush's recent fight with the Senate has been about the Geneva Conventions, but also under debate is whether U.S. government operatives can be prosecuted for crimes in the 'war on terror.'

Posted on: Sep 4, 2006, Source: Consortium News

Media outlets like the Washington Post are pulling out all the stops to rewrite the history of the Valerie Plame affair.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2006, Source: Consortium News

Friedman botched the biggest foreign-policy story since the Cold War but those who got it right are naïve?

Posted on: Aug 6, 2006, Source: Consortium News

George W. Bush and his neoconservative advisers saw the Israel-Hezbollah conflict as a chance to get the Israelis to spread the war to Syria and achieve the long-sought goal of 'regime change' in Damascus.

Posted on: May 29, 2006, Source: Consortium News

Contrary to the official story, the Bush administration did whatever it could to help Enron as the company began to go under.

Posted on: May 3, 2006, Source:

Intelligence Czar John Negroponte splashes cold water on the neocons who are hot to attack Iran.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2006, Source: Consortium News

Iraq War coverage has destroyed the image of the press as the institution that brought you Watergate.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2006, Source: Consortium News

Bush has bounced us from the moral high ground but the press still doesn't get it.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2005, Source: Consortium News

<i>The New York Times</i> doesn't have a good explanation for why it waited until after the 2004 election to print a devastating report against the White House.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2005, Source: Consortium News

Still the first person to publicly out Valerie Plame, Bob Novak fires back using ammunition supplied by discredited 'reporter' Jeff 'Gannon' Guckert.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2005, Source: Consortium News

Democrats have been emboldened by a thriving progressive media able to amplify their message, but will the old guard learn the lesson?

Posted on: Apr 5, 2005, Source: Consortium News

The problem with the CIA -- and the Washington establishment -- is cultural, systemic, even ethical, not structural.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2005, Source: Consortium News

Rather than pointing toward an exit for the United States, the Iraq election may just lead U.S. troops deeper into Iraq's long and bloody history of sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shiites.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2005, Source: Consortium News

Armstrong Williams and Maggie Gallagher are not breaking new ground in accepting money for favorable coverage. The ethical line separating conservative "journalism" from government propaganda has long since been wiped away.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2004, Source: Consortium News

The real tragedy of journalist Webb&#146;s historic gift &#8211; and of his life cut short &#8211; is that because of the major news media&#146;s cowardice, a dark chapter of the Reagan-Bush era remains largely unknown to the American people.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2004, Source: Consortium News

The number one priority of a post-election progressive strategy should be investing in alternative media outlets.