Articles by Seymour M. Hersh

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Trump‘s Red Line
Seymour M. Hersh - Die Welt, 3 Jul 2017

President Donald Trump ignored important intelligence reports when he decided to attack Syria after he saw pictures of dying children. Seymour M. Hersh investigated the case of the alleged Sarin gas attack.

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The Red Line and the Rat Line
Seymour M. Hersh – London Review of Books, 29 Aug 2016

Exposé: Obama, Erdoğan and the Syrian Rebels

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Military to Military
Seymour M. Hersh – London Review of Books, 28 Dec 2015

Seymour Hersh’s Latest Bombshell: U.S. Military Undermined Obama on Syria with Tacit Help to Assad

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The Killing of Osama bin Laden
Seymour M. Hersh – London Review of Books, 18 May 2015

The White House’s story might have been written by Lewis Carroll: would bin Laden, target of a massive international manhunt, really decide that a resort town forty miles from Islamabad would be the safest place to live and command al-Qaida’s operations? He was hiding in the open. So America said.

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Whose Sarin?
Seymour M. Hersh, London Review of Books – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2013

8 Dec 2013 – The White House’s misrepresentation of what it knew about the attack, and when, was matched by its readiness to ignore intelligence that could undermine the narrative. Al-Nusra and its Islamist allies could end up as the only faction inside Syria with access to the ingredients that can create sarin, a strategic weapon that would be unlike any other in the war zone.

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Iran and the I.A.E.A.
Seymour M. Hersh – The New Yorker, 21 Nov 2011

“I’ve been reporting on Iran and the bomb for The New Yorker for the past decade, with a focus on the repeatedly inability of the best and the brightest of the Joint Special Operations Command to find definitive evidence of a nuclear-weapons production program in Iran.”

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The “Kill Team” Photographs
Seymour M. Hersh – The New Yorker, 28 Mar 2011

It’s the smile. In photographs released by the German weekly Der Spiegel, an American soldier is looking directly at the camera with a wide grin. His hand is on the body of an Afghan whom he and his fellow soldiers appear to have just killed, allegedly for sport… There are also reports of suspected Taliban sympathizers we turn over to Afghan police and soldiers being tortured or worse. This will be a long haul; revenge in Afghan society does not have to come immediately. We could end up not knowing who hit us, or why, a decade or two from now.

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SYRIA CALLING
Seymour M. Hersh, 30 Mar 2009

The Obama Administration’s chance to engage in a Middle East peace. When the Israelis’ controversial twenty-two-day military campaign in Gaza ended, on January 18th, it also seemed to end the promising peace talks between Israel and Syria. The two countries had been engaged for almost a year in negotiations through intermediaries in Istanbul. Many complicated […]

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