In Case You Missed These Stories
Editor’s Note: Because we've been publishing so many stories, 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 2010, focusing on Israel's escalation of violence with its neighbors, continued mis-reporting on U.S.-Iran relations and the BP oil disaster:
"Obama's Timidity and Deaths at Sea" by Ray McGovern, looking at how President Obama's behavior influenced Israel's deadly attack on a Gaza aid flotilla. (June 1, 2010)
"Israel's Dangerous Turn" by Robert Parry, examining the risks of Israel's greater belligerence. (June 2, 2010)
"Salvador's Funes Finds Change Hard" by Don North, assessing the first year of El Salvador's first leftist president. (June 4, 2010)
"Standing Up for Helen Thomas” by Robert Parry, praising a noble journalistic career of asking the unexpected question. June 8, 2010)
"Obama Goes with Neocon Flow on Iran" by Robert Parry, noting how the President lets the neocons control the agenda on Iran. (June 10, 2010)
"The Troubling Mystery of Revelation" by the Rev. Howard Bess, tracing how the Bible's last book distorted Christianity. (June 11, 2010)
"Eyewitness Contests Israeli Account" by Jesse Strauss and Dennis Bernstein, interviewing an activist in the aid flotilla to Gaza. (June 13, 2010)
"WPost, NYT Show Tough-Guy Swagger" by Robert Parry, explaining how America's prestige newspapers are on the war path again. (June 14, 2010)
"Witnesses of Border Killing Dispersed" by Dennis Bernstein and Jesse Strauss, on a cover-up of the killing of a Mexican youth. (June 15, 2010)
"Wikileak Case Echoes Pentagon Papers" by Coleen Rowley and Robert Parry on historical parallels to the arrest of an alleged leaker. (June 15, 2010)
"Zionism and a Dreamscape of Ghosts" by Philip Rockstroh, reflecting on the lost ideals of Israel. (June 16, 2010)
"How US Media Botched Iran's Election" by Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett, explaining the reality of Iran's disputed 2009 election. (June 17, 2010)
"The Tricky October Surprise Report" by Robert Parry, describing how a congressional report falsified a key chapter of history. (June 17, 2010)
"Propaganda and Iran's Election" by Edward S. Herman and David Peterson, dissecting the biased U.S. coverage of Iran's election. (June 22, 2010)
"Obama's Truman-MacArthur Moment" by Ray McGovern, comparing the military challenges to two civilian leaders. (June 22, 2010)
"Obama Misses the Afghan Exit Ramp” by Ray McGovern, noting that the President's choice of Gen. Petraeus assures a longer war. (June 24, 2010)
"The CIA/Likud Sinking of Jimmy Carter” by Robert Parry, describing how two powerful groups sabotaged a President's reelection. (June 24, 2010)
"Court's Dual Standard on Free Speech” by Nat Parry, comparing two contradictory U.S. Supreme Court rulings. (June 28, 2010)
"Gen. Petraeus and the Surge Myth" by Robert Parry, examining the reality of the supposedly successful surge in Iraq. (June 29, 2010)
"BP Oil Spill Fouls Water, Land and Air" by Dennis Bernstein, describing the full environmental impact of the Gulf oil disaster. (June 29, 2010)
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