The responsibility for attacking the Syrian base ultimately falls on Trump, but this back story negates the theory that it was the real estate tycoon’s own initiative, being the showman that he is.
It seems like conspiracy theory is the new specialty of Seymour Hersh, the 78-year-old American journalist.
In a major 10,000-word article published this week, Hersh claims that the Pakistani secret service captured Osama bin Laden in 2006 and held him in a villa in Abbottabad located 80 kilometers (approximately [Read more]
A week after a lengthy article by American journalist Seymour Hersh was published in the London Review of Books challenging the official version of the pursuit and death of Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011, many famous media outlets and concerned authorities considered it necessary to express their views on the [Read more]
Over the last 50 years, Hersh has built a network of informants, who deliver him a type of alternative reality to the one the White House presents. For the bin Laden story, he spoke to sources that he’s known since the seventies and eighties, he said. Can an experienced reporter like Seymour Hersh place too much belief in such an alternative reality? Can skepticism tip over into seeing conspiracy theories at every turn?
Washington has a long history of lies.
After an honorable 50-year career fighting the powers that be, the Pulitzer Prize winner fears no one.