Archive: January 08, 2006 - January 14, 2006

JFK Film Generates Buzz Abroad

Does the world press care more about the murder of an American president than the U.S. media? You might get that impression from global reaction to a new film by an award-winning German filmmaker alleging that Fidel Castro's government helped...

By Jefferson Morley | January 13, 2006; 10:37 PM ET | Comments (12)

Guardian Reporter Briefly Detained in Iraq

There's no doubt Iraq can be a difficult -- and dangerous -- place to practice independent journalism. Reporters Without Borders recently reported that 31 journalists were killed in Iraq in 2005 and last month, the U.S. Defense Department acknowledged...

By Jefferson Morley | January 10, 2006; 9:50 AM ET | Comments (10)

Syria's Assad Looks for 'Face Saving Solution'

"You want to bring a [new] Lebanese president...I will not allow you to do so. I will crush whoever tries to act against our decision." That was the message that Syrian president Bashar Assad allegedly delivered to Lebanese prime minister...

By Jefferson Morley | January 9, 2006; 10:28 AM ET | Comments (11)


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