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Networks Refuse to Portray Afghanistan Prisoner Release as Obama Foreign Policy Failure

While all three broadcast networks provided some amount of coverage to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai releasing 65 dangerous Taliban insurgents from prison on Thursday despite explicit ...
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The Heroes of 'Lone Survivor'

“If civilians don’t accept their civic obligation to know some history from our nation’s longest conflict, then why did we send our young men and women into harm’s way in the first place?"
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NBC's Lauer Grills Bob Gates on 'Dangerous or Dishonorable' Criticism of Obama

During a live interview with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer suggested that criticism of President Obama in Gates's new memoir was endangering ...
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MSNBC's Finney Blames 'Dictator' Bush for Troops in Afghanistan

On Wednesday's PoliticsNation, as MSNBC weekend host Karen Finney joined host Al Sharpton in slamming Republicans who liken President Obama to a "dictator," Finney charged that President Bush ...
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NBC Panel Scolds Prince Harry: 'Why Do You Need to Antagonize the Taliban?'

During a panel discussion on Wednesday's NBC Today, attorney Star Jones and the network's chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman hyperventilated over Britain's Prince Harry revealing in ...
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NYT's Tale of Three Inaugurals: 'Questioning the Propriety' of Bush, But 'Cause for Celebration' for Obama

A tale of presidential inaugurations during wartime and strife. In 2005, the year of President George W. Bush's second inauguration, the New York Times was "question[ing] the propriety of a lavish ...
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NBC's Lauer Interrogates McChrystal on 'Demeaning' Criticism of Obama

In an interview with retired General Stanley McChrystal on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer grilled the former Afghanistan commander on his resignation following criticism of President Obama ...
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In Wake of Sandy, NBC Reporter Blames Defense Spending for Lack of Infrastructure

Reporting for Thursday's NBC Rock Center, chief foreign affairs correspondent Richard Engel ranted over the lack of infrastructure spending to protect against Hurricane Sandy and tried to ...
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Unlike Iraq, ABC, NBC, PBS, MSNBC Skip 2,000-Death Marker in Afghanistan

In 2005, the Big Three networks offered 14 stories on the Iraq War body count reaching 2,000. But last week, when the body count in Afghanistan reached 2,000, CBS offered one story, and ABC, NBC, ...
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