Still on the subject of Iraq, Jeremy Brown carries out a vigorous fisking of a NY Times Magazine piece on the Kurds. The author's name somehow sounded familiar to Brown. Where had he seen it before? Ah, yes, in Counterpunch.
It seems that the majority of European journalists covering the topic have still not conquered their Iraq trauma. Ideological opposition to the war still feeds the general opinion that leads European journalists to present a reality that is different from the reality presented by media outlets elsewhere.