A rebuttal to “War Porn” (it takes 2 sides to have a discussion)

I have lifted this comment by B Swiger on my article about War porn into its own post because he cogently and from the heart expresses views I have heard dozens of times while writing 38 articles on the war over the past five years.  Thank you, Swiger, for taking the time to share your thoughts with us.   Here is what he says; my …

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More views of the events at Basra (3) — background information

Here are some more excellent reports on events in Basra, in addition to those I posted yesterday.  In the first post, I – IV are links to what seem to me expert opinions.  In the second post, #V gives examples of what looks to me like simplistic speculation.  In this last post, VI and VII link to …

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More views of the events at Basra (2) – bloggers and war-bloggers

This post links to reports on events in Basra by bloggers, in addition to those I posted yesterday.  In the first post today, I – IV are links to what seem to me expert opinions.  This post, #V gives examples of what looks to me like simplistic speculation.  The last post, VI and VII, links to valuable background …

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More views of the events at Basra (1) – experts

Here are some more excellent reports on events in Basra, in addition to those I posted yesterday.  Personally I have nothing to say about events in Basra, except two warnings regarding the flood of analysis flooding the media (these are not original, of course): There are no neutrals about the Iraq War.  Watch for the …

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