Combating Terrorism

The panel talked about the media coverage of the Middle East during the War on Terror. They also discussed the roles of political… read more

The panel talked about the media coverage of the Middle East during the War on Terror. They also discussed the roles of political actors in the creation and propagation of militarized violence. They answered questions from the audience.

Jane Mayer is the author of The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals, published by Doubleday. Chris Hedges and his co-author Laila Al-Arian talked about their book Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians, published by Nation Books. Jonathan Mahler talked about his book The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight Over Presidential Power, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Combating Terrorism

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2008

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  • Nov 15, 2008 | 4:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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