Finding the truth in 935 lies about war with Iraq

By Bill Buzenberg

New book from Center's founder discusses the orchestrated deception that led to war in Iraq, and what it means for the future of truth.

Lobbyists helping banker recoup land Saddam 'stole'

By Reity O'Brien

Michigan banker hires lobbying duo to help recoup land he says Iraqi dictator stole.

Excerpts from this story referencing "legal counsel":

"… t obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request made by Habboo’s legal counsel and reviewed by the Center for Public Integrity. The U.S. Army’s heavil …"

190,000 missing weapons in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Lack of central records system for weapons distributed in Iraq means that missing weapons may be in the hands of insurgents

Methodology

By The Center for Public Integrity

A look inside the Center's reporting process for Iraq: The War Card

Contracts with provisional authorities

By Kevin Baron, Neil Gordon and Laura Peterson

Some players in Iraq got their business from Baghdad and Kabul

Excerpts from this story referencing "General Services Administration":

"… t the contract was not put up for competitive bidding. In August 2003, the General Services Administration suspended MCI from competing for new government contracts. In October, it …"

The disinformation campaign

By Philip Knightley

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2001 — The way wars are reported in the western media follows a depressingly predictable pattern: stage one, the cri

Will truth again be first casualty?

By Jacqueline Sharkey

"Well, Defense Secretary Rumsfeld said he had imposed no press restrictions. In fact, he said he hadn't really even considered the issue of

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gulf War":

"… in history. But one aspect of the conflict has received less attention.The Gulf War included unprecedented restrictions on the press by the military, and an e …"

"… xamines the controversies surrounding restrictions on the media during the Gulf War and two major U.S. offensive military operations in the 1980s: the invasio …"

"… these regions and on U.S. policy, and has threatened the historical record.Gulf War aim: “To promote public support for predetermined agendas”In the month …"

"… hould be defined.Evidence that private video firms interested in producing Gulf War programs that would present the U.S. military effort in a positive light w …"

Journalism with teeth

By Philip Knightley

LONDON, July 17, 1999 — Western media follow a depressingly familiar formula when it comes to the preparation of a nation for conflict....