Avoiding Atrocity: Times Leaves off Dragging of Troops in Somalia

Whyever would the U.S. have "turned its back on Somalia" in 1993? Jeffrey Gettleman leaves off one reason: The dragging of U.S. soldiers through the streets.

A Cozy Chat with An African Dictator

Jeffrey Gettleman talks to Eritrean strongman Isaias Afewerki and finds the bright-side of the press-squelching, dissident-jailing dictator: "And his eyes lit up like the fake orange fire in the ...

Idi Amin's "Positive Qualities"?

Actor Forest Whitaker's new biopic about the bloodthirsty dictator "nailed Amin's complexities."

Times Celebrates MLK Day the Usual Way: With GOP-Bashing

"Against the backdrop of an escalating war in Iraq and increasing economic disparity in the United States..." What does that have to do with Martin Luther King Day?

Why Does Africa Hate Us?

Reporter Jeffrey Gettleman knows why: Iraq.

Objective Journalism or Pro-Environmentalist PR?

The Times pushes a dire story on global warming, while encouraging ad agencies to produce pro-energy conservation ad campaigns for a news story.

Gettleman: Blame Global Warming for Fighting in Darfur

Jeffrey Gettleman has found an all-purpose bogeyman: "Malaria, one of Africa's leading killers, is spreading to higher altitudes because of rising temperatures. The Sahara is expanding, turning ...
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