with Chris Hedges
May 10, 2011
[…] “What happened since 9/11 is that there has been an industry that has found it highly profitable to demonize Muslims in the United States. There are numerous seminars organized and funded by rightwing organizations which are indoctrinating law enforcement officials, security agencies and military, with a very distorted view of Islam and the Islamic World, painting them either as stealth or overt instruments of terrorism”.
“This culture of fear which permeates the entire country is one that feed the climate of the security and surveillance state, justifies the endless wars in Iraq,” said Chris Hedges, Senior fellow at Nation Institute in an interview with Press TV’s U.S. Desk on Monday. […]
US Desk Press TV on May 16, 2011
Chris Hedges: American Muslims demonized to justify US war
Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.