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Bob Herbert in his New York Times column writes, "I had lunch with Howard Zinn just a few weeks ago: 'A Radical Treasure.'" | Hans Blix was the chief UN weapons inspector in Iraq prior to the US-UK invasion in 2003, he said he doubted that weapons of mass destruction existed and urged caution. He is speaking out again now: "Hans Blix: Blair's Blind Faith in Intelligence," the Guardian UK. | Laughing at the notion that the Taliban can be bought or bribed, Ron Moreau with Sami Yousafzai for Newsweek: "Taliban Fighters: Not for Sale." -- ma/RSN
Bob Herbert | A Radical Treasure
By Bob Herbert, The New York Times | I had lunch with Howard Zinn just a few weeks ago, and I've seldom had more fun while talking about so many matters that were unreservedly unpleasant: the sorry state of government and politics in the US, the tragic futility of our escalation in Afghanistan, the plight of working people in an economy rigged to benefit the rich and powerful.
Hans Blix | Blair's Blind Faith in Intelligence
By Hans Blix, Guardian UK | A month before the war, I told Tony Blair it would be absurd if 250,000 troops were to invade Iraq and find no WMD. So it was.
Ron Moreau | Taliban Fighters: Not for Sale
By Ron Moreau, Newsweek | My Newsweek colleague Sami Yousafzai laughs at the notion that the Taliban can be bought or bribed. Few journalists, officials, or analysts know the Taliban the way he does.
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