Uncovering the US’s dirty military secrets

A powerful, if dense, analysis of the US's many hushed-up little conflicts

12th June, 2016
US president Barack Obama addresses a group of US Marines at Camp Pendleton base in California in August 2013 Picture: Getty

Current affairs/non-fiction; The Assassination Complex; By Jeremy Scahill and the staff of The Intercept; Serpent’s Tail, €12

Some years ago, Fintan O’Toole half-jokingly made the suggestion that editors ought to get rid of all the picture bylines in newspapers, to guard against the possibility of egotism taking hold among columnists (the very idea!). But if anyone can justifiably be called a superstar journalist in this day and age, it’s Jeremy...

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