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Scott Horton will appear this week on FAIR’s CounterSpin to discuss “Coups ‘R Us”. A K Street whispering and PR campaign launched by Barbour Griffith & Rogers on behalf of their client, former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, has focused attacks on his successor, Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki, over the past three weeks. How do lobbyists affect media coverage of the war in Iraq? What’s their objective? Check for a CounterSpin station and broadcast time here.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Industry estimate of the life span of the average umbrella (in years):
Cancer researchers in California confirmed that dogs can sniff out cancer patients with roughly the same accuracy as screening tests.
A deaf dog belonging to a deaf owner was shot and killed in Alabama, and an Indiana dog’s skin troubles were found to be caused by an allergy to humans. “It’s just not his fault,” said the owner of Lucky Dog Retreat.
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