In Case You Missed These Stories
Editor’s Note: Because we've been publishing more stories (a record 49 in June), some readers say they miss some that fly by. So, each month, we'll point out some special stories from the previous month.
Here is a selection from June, focusing on new evidence of George W. Bush's past crimes and new developments in Campaign 2008:
"Bush Replays Iraq Games on Iran" by ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern, describing how similar war drums are pounding about Iran. (June 1, 2008)
"Politics of Murder and the 'A' Word" by historian William Loren Katz, recalling the damage that assassinations have inflicted on America. (June 3, 2008)
"Australia Bolts over Bush's Iraq Lies" by Ray McGovern, examining why Australia quit the "coalition of the willing." (June 3, 2008)
"Libby Links Cheney to Plame Link” by Jason Leopold, citing new evidence on the Plame-gate mystery. (June 4, 2008)
"RFK's Death & the Hope of the Young” by Robert Parry, recalling the lost hope of 1968 and its lasting legacy. (June 5, 2008)
"Make No Mistake; McCain's a Neocon” by Robert Parry, looking back at John McCain's neocon record. (June 8, 2008)
"WPost's Enduring Bush Cover-up” by Robert Parry, lamenting the sad direction of the newspaper that exposed Watergate. (June 10, 2008)
"Jail Time for Tenet?" by Ray McGovern, asking whether the CIA director deserves prosecution. (June 11, 2008)
"The Republic on a Knife's Edge" by Robert Parry, noting the fragility of the Supreme Court majority protecting the Constitution. (June 13, 2008)
"Bush/Cheney Transcripts Subpoenaed" by Jason Leopold, reporting on renewed efforts to get the facts on "Plame-gate" (June 17, 2008)
"Izzy Stone, Patron Saint of Bloggers" by Jeff Cohen, recalling the influence of the great independent journalist. (June 17, 2008)
"The Semantics of Bush's Torture Policy" by Jason Leopold, citing newly disclosed torture documents. (June 18, 2008)
"Bomb Iran? What's to Stop Us?" by Ray McGovern, pondering a possible new war in the Middle East. (June 19, 2008)
"Alarm Over 'Unfair' Campaign Money' by Jeff Cohen, marveling at the U.S. press corps hypocrisy about campaign funding. (June 22, 2008)
"Campaign Finance Reform Has Failed" by Robert Parry, evaluating the lost promise of campaign reforms. (June 23, 2008).
"Defending the President as Tyrant" by Robert Parry and "Bush 'Torture' Lawyers Duck Questions" by Jason Leopold, describing testimony by John Yoo and David Addington. (June 27, 2008)
"It Was Oil, All Along" by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, detecting a key motive for the Iraq War. (June 27, 2008)
"Iran-Contra's 'Lost Chapter'" by Robert Parry, recovering an important document about political deception. (June 30, 2008)
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