Monday, 11 May 2015

That Story - Seymour Hersh Debunks The Official Line On The Killing of Bin Laden

Seymour Hersh, one of America's most renowned investigative and foreign correspondents - the writer who revealed the My Lai massacre in Vietnam in 1968, and who was crucial in exposing Israel's secret nuclear programmes to the world in his  book The Samson Option - has walked into a dense sandstorm of official calumny and denial with his new article on the death of Osama bin Laden.   Here's his essay - published not in an American journal, but in the London Review of Books:

Seymour M. Hersh: The Killing of Osama bin Laden

Alexander Cockburn was much too elegant and decent a writer ever to wag his finger and say 'I told you so', but were he still with us, he'd be glad to see Hersh's story out now.  Here he is, extraordinarily prescient, back in 2011, just four days after Bin Laden's assassination: 

Bin Laden's Assassination: a Volcano of Lies



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