Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Greg Palast Exposes Bush and the Sheik
Greg Palast is (as I've said in the past) America's best investigative reporter, and he lives in England. In fact, I can't think of another reporter that even comes close. Why isn't this man a household name by now?
In this article, he exposes much about what's going on behind the assassinated "Sheik" from Bush's umpteenth Iraq pep speech on Thursday.
One of my goals in starting this blog was to expose the "news behind the news" that isn't seen in the mainstream press. Well, outside of the blogosphere and The Randi Rhodes Show, I haven't seen this anywhere else. Read it.
Greg Palast: Bush's Fake Sheik Whacked: The Surge and the Al Qaeda Bunny
Here's what you need to know that NPR won't tell you.
1. Sheik Abu Risha wasn't a sheik.
2. He wasn't killed by Al Qaeda.
3. The new alliance with former insurgents in Anbar is as fake as the sheik -- and a murderous deceit.
That's just a small snippet. Read the rest at: Buzzflash.com