Barry Lando

Barry Lando, former producer with 60 Minutes and author of “Web of Deceit-the History of Western Complicity in Iraq from Churchill to Kennedy to G.W. Bush” blogs mainly on U.S. policy in the Middle East and Central Asia.

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Barry Lando Changes Address: HTTP://BARRYMLANDO.COM

To follow me, please go to my new site– I will be blogging there as well as providing background and additional material on my new novel, The Watchman’s File, soon to be published. Hope to see you there! Barry Follow me on Twitter @barrylando [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 6 July 2013 | 10:32 am

Obama and the "Yes-You-Can" terrorists

–> –> President Obama’s speech, announcing his intent to reign in America’s global war on terror is playing out with a certain grisly irony here in England, a country reeling from the latest terrorist act. The media here is filled with ghastly images of a man, clad in a jacket and woolen cap, glaring at the camer [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 24 May 2013 | 2:23 pm

Terrifying Lessons of the Boston Terrorists

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 592 3020 lando productions 52 10 4145 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false  It wasn’t Al Qaeda, It was the Golden Gloves. The investigation is still continuing into the [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 28 April 2013 | 10:22 pm

Boston & Cowardice & America the Blind

As I write this, we still don’t know who was responsible for the horrific bombing attack in Boston. Perhaps it will turn out to be the work of home grown rightwing nuts; perhaps it’s the act of foreign terrorists. But, whatever the source, what strikes me is the number of times the barbaric assault is being denounced as “cowardly” [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 16 April 2013 | 10:36 am

Mali: Mission Accomplished! Hollande’s Bush Moment:

Still No Crazy Glue in Sight As Colin Powell famously  warned  George H.W. Bush on the eve of the invasion of Iraq, “if you break it, you own it.”  France is not responsible for “breaking” Mali. The country was already a West African basket case long before the French intervention. But Franc [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 11 April 2013 | 4:25 pm

France: From Gloire to Desespoir

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 1269 6603 lando productions 117 33 8888 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false President Francois Hollande’s government is reeling from the latest scandal to jolt this country-the [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 4 April 2013 | 4:15 pm

Me and my 25,000 Classmates

–> A few weeks ago, I decided to apply to go back to college–to one of the 20 top liberal arts colleges in America. It turned out to be deceptively simple: No SAT exams, no mammoth tuition fees, no huge student loans, no nail-biting wait to see if I was admitted.   I simply signed up and now I’m now taking a course a [Read More…]
>Posted to Barry Lando on 28 March 2013 | 6:17 pm

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