The US military and the media

Don't miss this interesting two-part al-Jazeera English report on the ties between the Pentagon and Hollywood, the defense interests of major media companies and the public impact of propaganda movies about war.


Part I

Will update this post with Part II when it becomes available.

Update: Here's Part II:

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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.