Seymour Hersh

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Seymour Hersh Is Living a bin Laden Fantasy

Max Fisher pokes holes in the journalist's Osama bombshell

(Newser) - No sooner had Seymour Hersh's Osama bin Laden bombshell dropped than critics were rushing in to pick apart his 10,000-word report, the stuff of instant controversy. But whereas Hersh may have once been a journalistic heavyweight, writes Max Fisher at Vox , his latest "story simply does not... More »

Report: White House Lied About Killing of bin Laden

Journalist Seymour Hersh writes that Pakistan knew al-Qaeda leader's location

(Newser) - A lengthy new report by the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh turns the official account of Osama bin Laden's assassination on its head. In the London Review of Books , Hersh writes that the US didn't, as it has said, discover bin Laden's location through couriers. Instead, top Pakistani... More »

Seymour Hersh: Bin Laden Story 'One Big Lie'

Journalists hints at revelations in upcoming book

(Newser) - Veteran investigative journalist Seymour Hersh got people's attention today with a comment made in passing during a wide-ranging Guardian interview. Amidst a rant on the media's general unwillingness to hold President Obama accountable, Hersh touched on the death of Osama bin Laden. "Nothing's been done about... More »

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