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Interview with Journalist and Author Chris Hedges About War on Gaza
by George Cadman
Friday Jan 9th, 2009 12:34 AM
In this interview, Chris Hedges responds to Israel's assault on Gaza.

He recently wrote an article for alternet.org called"Israel Is Foolishly Breeding the Next Generation of Islamic Militants in Gaza."
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Chris Hedges, currently a senior fellow at The Nation Institute and a Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. Hedges, who has reported from more than 50 countries, worked for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, where he spent fifteen years.

He is the author of the best selling “War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning,” which draws on his experiences in various conflicts to describe the patterns and behavior of nations and individuals in wartime. Hedges is also the author of “What Every Person Should Know About War,” a book he worked on with several combat veterans.

Hedges was part of the New York Times team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism.
He speaks Arabic and spent seven years in the Middle East, most of them as the Middle East Bureau Chief for The New York Times, was an early and vocal critic of the plan to invade and occupy Iraq.
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good catch.Friday Jan 9th, 2009 2:03 PM
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