assertions and claims by leaders and their spokespeople. Support, as mentioned before). 81 82 Several years later they were part of Bill Moyers' "Buying the War." 83 Journalist Peter Arnett was fired by msnbc and National Geographic after he declared in an interview with the Iraqi information ministry that he believed the.S. Mullah Dadullah, a key Taliban commander, gave an interview to Al Jazeera in 2006 in which he explained how the Iraq War has influenced the Taliban.
CNNs Walter Rodgers style of reporting resembles the live coverage of the Super Bowl, noted an editorial in Germanys liberal Suddeutsche Zeitung. Fire On the same day as the destruction of the Baghdad bureau of Al Jazeera,.S. We must accept that 'might makes right that morality is of consequence only as a cover for criminality. For much of the mainstream media, the underlying theme implied how this vindicates the leaders, Bush and Blair. The fact that the Taliban only conducted its first terrorist attacks in September 2003, a few months after the invasion of Iraq, is significant. War conditions create memories and wounds that outlive the wars themselves.