Nicholas DeTorrente, executive director of Doctors Without Borders' U.S. office, critically assesses the Afghan refugee crisis and the Bush administration's decision to air drop military food rations over Afghanistan.
I have come to conclusion, or, rather, now believe that the wave of anthrax attacks, which began with a lethal attack on the office of the National Enquirer, probably occurred for two primary reasons: 1) to get a little payback for the activities of a recently rogue element in the media; and 2) to provide motivation for attacking elements within the United States that criticize the government or the media (normally the obedient servant of the government) and to generate support for the new repressive laws.
My sources are personal contacts, bit of local news media and particularly those who are working as volunteers and aid workers on the borders and camps for refugees for the humanitarian assistance NGOs...
It seems as if the Cable News Network (CNN), the self-proclaimed “world leader of information delivery,” takes careful measures to protect its interests from the likes of nasty, decentralized, non-profit organizations like the Independent Media Center that are composed of regular, working people. (article 1)