Posts Tagged ‘war on terror’

The Daily Collegian Doesn’t Know Afghanistan

In his column, On the war in Afghanistan Kevin Gallagher writes with authority on Afghanistan. But a few rather simple mistakes quickly raise doubts about that sense of authority when his most egregious mistakes are also the most basic and common among those who claim expertise on Afghanistan. Gallagher’s most egregious offense is a common […]

Karzai : Much of the Afghan Corruption ‘Inflicted From Abroad’

In an interview with Al Jazeera English, Afghan President Hamid Karzai defends the legitimacy of his government against what he believes to be largely Western media orchestrated attacks. Though Karzai is correct in asserting that many of the NGOs and transnational contracts share a large part of the blame in the rampant corruption throughout Afghanistan, […]

Huffington Post Continues Running Completely Inaccurate Headlines

The front page of the Huffington Post is continuing to run inaccurate, sensationalist, politicized headlines in hopes of trying to ally another source’s story with the Huffington Post’s own Liberal political bias. The first such instance we noticed took place in November of this year when a Huffington Post headline tried to twist the words of […]

The Green Revolution is About More Than Twitter

In ‘Spinning the War: Political Communications, Information Operations and Public Diplomacy in the War on Terrorism’, Robin Brown refers to a quote from Karl Von Clausewitz that perfectly embodies both the Brown and Kai Hafez (“International Reporting”) pieces on global media “War is nothing more than the continuation of politics“. As both pieces prove, much […]

Video : Dana Perino Forgets 9/11

Apparently George W. Bush’s forth and final Press Secretary, Dana Perino had forgotten all about the 9/11 terrorist attacks when she stated on FOX News that the Ft. Hood shootings needed to be labeled a “terrorist attack,” because the United States must face up to the truth in order to shield the public from future […]