Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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The Haditha massacre – danger + 'feral' living conditions = …

The Beeb's Paul Reynolds on the Haditha massacre, where U.S. Marines are accused of going on a killing spree last November following a roadside bombing. Several factors may have led to the problems there, he finds. An excerpt: It is an intensely dangerous place for the Americans, and the battle-weary men of Kilo Company – […]

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Roaming the Caucasus for the Beeb

Beeb journalist Steve Rosenberg has spent the past few weeks touring the North Caucasus region of southern Russia — home to such newsworthy places as Chechnya and North Ossetia, where  Beslan is situated. Here are links to his stories: Violence makes Dagestan vigilant (June 20) Tough lessons in defiant Dagestan (June 19) Chechen life in the fast […]

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