March

Media coverage of war and peace

In the second half of the last century the American public has been able to exert decisive blows to the plans of those who involve us in armed conflicts. There is every indication that if the civilian deaths in Afghanistan, and the attempts to cover them up, continue, there will be a influential movement to end the conflict. For the entire article, click on the headline. To see the survey by the Project for Excellence in Journalism quoted in the article, click here.

Bush threatens use of nuclear weapons

A story in the March 10 edition of The Los Angeles Times revealed that the Pentagon has drawn up a list of seven countries who are prime targets for U.S. nuclear weapons in the event of undefined “surprising military developments.” For the entire article, click on the headline. To read the L.A.Times article that first highlighted this issue, click here.

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