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For anyone that missed the revisionist history provided to the viewers on MSNBC this Tuesday morning on the tenth anniversary of our invasion of Iraq by hosts Joe Scarborough and then lil' Luke Russert filling in on Chuck Todd's show, go read the entire article by Salon's Alex Pareene, but I'll go ahead and share just a bit of it here. Read more...
As Nicole already noted here, Richard Engel and his crew were captured and kidnapped in Syria and thankfully released earlier this week after five days in captivity, before they were eventually rescued. Engel joined Rachel Maddow on her show this Friday and relayed the details of their ordeal. Read more...
Some of us started hearing rumblings and whispers of this over the weekend, but NBC came out very quickly and begged people to remain silent on about this on social media. Whether or not their discretion was helpful I don't know, but this was Read more...
After being held captive for five days in Syria, NBC's Richard Engel and his team recount being ambushed, blindfolded and traumatized before being freed at a checkpoint. Read more...
John wrote about whistle-blower Bunnatine "Bunny" Greenhouse back in 2005 and sadly this woman's story has fallen completely off the radar, while in the mean time, war profiteer Dick Cheney is allowed to come on the air day after day and not be held Read more...

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Several sources told NBC News that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down Friday. Al Jazeera reported that Egyptian army officials said that protesters "demands will be met." The supreme council of armed forces was meeting to discuss the Read more...
It's been three years since Ari Fleischer was pulling this same number on Hardball and playing the "we shouldn't have gone into Germany" routine as John called it at the time. The more things change, the more they stay the same. --Ari Fleischer's Read more...
It's about time some of these troops are finally getting to come home from Iraq. We're still going to have 50,000 troops there so this doesn't mean th Read more...
From MSNBC: Richard Engel, NBC News Chief Correspondent, takes Rachel on a tour of Kabul's Chicken Street shopping district where she forgoes inexp Read more...
April 23, 2009 MSNBC Rachel Maddow Show: Rachel Maddow is joined by Richard Engel to talk about the lastest on the situation in Pakistan and Afghanis Read more...