Archives for September 2008

Exchange with Michael Isikoff, Part III

Selective Outrage by Ben Johnson In his critique of our book Party of Defeat Newsweek reporter Michael Isikoff rises to a pitch of moral outrage over our lack of concern for the alleged torture of terrorist Ibn Shaykh al-Libi. This focus is typical of critics of the war who ignore the massive leaks of classified information about America’s national security and domestic counterterrorism … [Read more...]

Why Do They Hate Us?

[The following is an exchange between author William Blum and FrontPage Magazine's Managing editor Ben Johnson, the co-author (with David Horowitz) of Party of Defeat.] Why Do They Hate Us? By William Blum From the late 1970s through much of the 1980s, Afghanistan had a government that was secular and relatively progressive, allowing women equal rights, including Western dress. And what … [Read more...]