Al Jazeera’s Failures on Libya—and What They Tell Us About the Network

For many of those sick of the inadequacies of Western news organizations, the answer is Al Jazeera. But how independent-minded, really, is this Middle Eastern television network? Not very, we’re afraid. It’s the same old gang in a new, improved outfit.

The Texas Rangers…And How They Made George Bush Presidential

The Texas Rangers made it to the top of their game. And the Texas Rangers helped George W. Bush get to the top of the political game. Here is the chapter on the Rangers from WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker’s book, Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years–the real story of the shenanigans that set Bush up for the big time.

WhoWhatWhy’s Libya Primer: The (Still) Untold Back Story to Qaddafi’s Demise

And so begins the deluge of “coverage” on the end of Muammar Qaddafi. But will you learn anything substantive about how and why he met his end? Don’t bet on it. However, at WhoWhatWhy, we’ve been providing fresh and unique reporting and analysis about Libya and the West’s murky role over there, from the beginning. If you haven’t been reading us, here’s your chance to catch up. And feel free to share with others.