In Case You Missed These Stories
Editor’s Note: Once a month, we plan to look back at some of the previous month's special stories that might have flown by without getting the attention they deserved. Here's a selection from February:
"When the Terrorists Were Our Guys" by Robert Parry, a special report on new documents exposing the close ties in 1976 between then-CIA Director George H.W. Bush and right-wing terrorists. (Feb. 22, 2008)
"Waterboarders for God" by former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, on the religious hypocrisy behind George W. Bush's avowal of Christianity and his tolerance of torture. (Feb. 8, 2008)
"Bush Turns US Soldiers into Murderers" by Robert Parry, on what the pressures of frequent and dangerous assignments are doing to U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Feb. 13, 2008)
"Bush Family Chronicles: The Patriarchs," by Morgan Strong, examining some of the little-known history of the Bush family. (Feb. 10, 2008)
"Obama's Sub-Prime Conflict" by Dennis Bernstein, examining the contradiction between Barack Obama's rhetoric on the sub-prime crisis and the role of a key supporter. (Feb. 26, 2008)
Other election-related stories:
"Where Would Obama Take the Nation" by Robert Parry, exploring the possibilities of a Barack Obama presidency. (Feb. 4, 2008) "Stomping on Their Children's Dreams," describing the painful choice that some Clinton supporters face when their children are excited by Obama. (Feb. 11, 2008)
"An Odyssey to See Barack Obama" by Lisa Pease, chronicling her journey to get a view of political history. (Feb. 17, 2008)
"Hillary's Curious Campaign Loan" by Nat Parry, looking at questions about the Clinton family's finances. (Feb. 9, 2008)
"Is John McCain a Liar?" by Robert Parry, highlighting deceptive comments by Mr. Straight-Talk Express. (Feb. 23, 2008)
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