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Seymour Hersh

The Reporters

September 16, 2019 // XL Semanal - Spain - Spanish

Forcing ... ignoble acts into the light helped to bring an unjust war to a close. Hersh saved lives with his reporting.

The CIA behind the Attack in Syria

July 25, 2017 // Il Giornale - Italy - Italian

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.

Conspiracy or Truth?

May 29, 2015 // La Presse - Canada - French

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]

Alone against Obama

May 28, 2015 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

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?


May 25, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Washington has a long history of lies.