Corporate Media Stirred Global Terror Hysteria To Push Postwar Hostility Toward New Afghan Govt

Reprinted from The Grayzone with the author’s permission. Following the Taliban’s victory over the US military, US corporate media has churned out a new narrative about the imminent threat of terrorism from Afghanistan that sets the stage for future military interventions. Blasted out in a stunningly disciplined fashion, the media has demonstrated as clearly as … Continue reading “Corporate Media Stirred Global Terror Hysteria To Push Postwar Hostility Toward New Afghan Govt”
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