Some of our special stories in July explored the double standards regarding “freedom” in the Middle East, exposed new evidence on the 1980 October Surprise mystery, examined the spread of right-wing extremism, and more.
“Neocons Want War and More War” by Robert Parry, noting how the war drums keep beating. (July 2, 2011)
“A July Fourth Shame on the Founders” by Ray McGovern, a first-hand look at suppressing a protest over Gaza. (July 2, 2011)
“Afghan War Data Hit ‘Surge’ Success” by Gareth Porter, comparing facts to Gen. Petraeus’s claims. (July 5, 2011)
“Gaza and a Liturgy for Justice” by Ray McGovern, telling what drove protesters to challenge Israel’s Gaza blockade. (July 8, 2011)
“Putting Torturers Above the Law” by Marjorie Cohn, citing the gap between U.S. rhetoric and action on war crimes. (July 9, 2011)
“Bachmann’s Aide Hides $10M Secret” by Robert Parry, asking why a GOP campaign operative chief isn’t asked about an illegal donation from a foreign dictator. (July 10, 2011)
“Blockades from Boston to Gaza” by Nima Shirazi, comparing reactions to the 1774 blockade of Boston to today’s of Gaza. (July 12, 2011)
“Inside the October Surprise Cover-up” by Robert Parry, examining Bush Sr.’s White House records about 1980 mystery. (July 12, 2011)
“October Surprise Evidence Surfaces” by Robert Parry, disclosing proof of what Republicans knew of a secret trip. (July 14, 2011)
“Where Rachel Maddow Dares Not Tread” by Daniel C. Maguire, noting a Middle East blind spot. (July 15, 2011)
“Neocons Fume over US Boat to Gaza” by Ray McGovern on the defenders of the Israeli blockade. (July 16, 2011)
“The Slaughter in Norway” by Robert Parry, pointing out a grim consequence of anti-Muslim bigotry. (July 24, 2011)
“The Christian Right’s Rigid Politics” by Richard L. Fricker, describing the problem of fundamentalism. (July 25, 2011)
“Audaciously Sailing on with Hope” by Israeli-born Hagit Borer, giving her reasons for aiding Gaza. (July 26, 2011)
“Who Commits Terrorism?” by Robert Parry, exploring how the terror labels gets applied. (July 27, 2011)
“The Big Fat GOP Lie” by Sam Parry, dissecting the Republican denial about no “revenue crisis.” (July 29, 2011)
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