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TPMtv Introduces Us to the “Four Horsemen of Rudy’s Apocalypse”

Irancove @ October 17, 2007 # 5 Comments

On this sadly entertaining clip from TPMtv, we meet Rudy Giuliani’s fanatic advisers: Norman Podhoretz, Daniel Pipes, Thomas Joscelyn and Michael Rubin. Maybe you love Rudy or maybe you hate him. But whatever you may think of him, check out his foreign policy team, because that’s the key to knowing what to expect from a […]

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Juan Cole “The Iran Hawks”

Irancove @ October 17, 2007 # No Comment Yet

Juan Cole’s new article—The Iran Hawks—is available at Salon. Cole reflects on the frenzy over the increasing belligerence towards Iran by the presidential candidates and media. Cole concludes with a warning: Iran has not launched an aggressive war against a neighbor since 1785 and does not have a history of military expansionism. Its population is […]

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A Look at the Media

Irancove @ October 17, 2007 # 5 Comments

The clip below examines the accusations of Iran’s nuclear weapons program and contains a pastiche of the cable news channels’ general proclivity for fostering fear and paranoia.

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