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Zubaydah Media Myths

Zubaydah Media Myths

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  Zubaydah, characterized as “the poster child” and “guinea pig” for the CIA Interrogation Program, made his first public appearance on Tuesday before a GITMO parole board: The hearing is part of the Periodic Review Board, which the Department of Defense describes as “an interagency process designed to review whether continued detention of Guantanamo detainees… Read more »

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Who Fathered ISIS?

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Trump has called Obama the “father of ISIS” and the media are salivating over apparent red meat. Especially when doubling down: “Last night you said that the president was the founder of ISIS,” said radio host Hugh Hewitt in a Thursday interview with Trump, the Republican presidential nominee. “I know what you meant. You meant… Read more »

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Did FOX News Intentionally Omit Khizr Khan’s Speech?

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I came home last night to see my Newsfeed filled with the story of Khizr Khan’s moving speech; which was also hard-hitting against the Don: Donald Trump was speaking at an event in Iowa, complaining that America was not allowed to waterboard terrorists, when Khizr Khan and his wife walked up to the microphone at… Read more »