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So Colonel Daniel Davis criticizes the American effort in Afghanistan (a criticism I don’t agree with, by the way)? Watch as (it sure seems) the Pentagon media machine spins up to discredit him through cooperative media folk, in this case, Tom Ricks of Foreign Policy (and formerly the Washington Post). First comes the reasoned response, [...]
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Zakaria plagiarized in TV show, critics say

Industries / Media : Media Wire (15 hours ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

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Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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