Seymour Hersh

Unlike some civil complaints that have been filed against Trump since the election, Wheeler’s is highly detailed and specific.
As a Chief Weapons Inspector with the United Nations Special Commission in Iraq, I often found myself in the media limelight
But he acknowledges the Washington bureau should have been consulted more.
Seymour Hersh may be making his stories up out of whole cloth, but they ring true. We may think we are leading the fight against ISIS today, but none of our allies seem to be following.
* * * “There are apparently members of Congress who just sort of get by. And it’s a fact that in this modern era, Congress
This is Sy Hersh. He is irascible, iconoclastic, irrepressible, difficult, passionate -- and still angry about governmental lies. And he is usually right.
The White House's blanket denial saves time and energy, but it fails to address Hersh's mendacity charge. I understand why the White House would not wish to respond to every negative criticism leveled in its direction, but this is different.
The account of unsavory chicanery in high places once again spotlights the deceit that now is the hallmark of how our government works. Here are a few crucial points essential to assessment of Seymour Hersh's interpretation.
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In a blockbuster 10,000-word story for the London Review of Books this week, longtime New Yorker investigative journalist
From the moment it was announced to the public, the tale of how Osama bin Laden met his death in a Pakistani hill town in
U.S. intelligence officials may have received a tip from a “walk-in” Pakistani official in tracking down the location of Osama bin Laden, complicating the White House story that the raid that captured and killed the al Qaeda leader was entirely a U.S. mission, NBC news reported Monday.
Which, if true, would mean the key to bin Laden’s location was not, as the agency tells it, torture. “It is utter nonsense
The NBC report was co-bylined by Andrea Mitchell, who is known in Washington to have sources at the highest levels of officialdom
Hersh's 10,000-word article, published in the London Review of Books, prompted pushback from the White House and from journalists
UPDATE: 6 p.m. -- Later Monday, NBC News appeared to corroborate part of Hersh's report, citing two intelligence sources
"Superficially, Assad said many of the right things, appearing conciliatory and eager to involve Western governments in his