Belgian journalist dedicated to uncovering the propaganda ensconced in the mass media. He directs Investig’Action, a team of independent investigative journalists. Last book translated in english: Liar’s Poker: The Great Powers, Yugoslavia and the Wars of the Future.
Deeply moved, nearly a billion of us looked on. A whole nation—managers and workers, rich and poor—united in a common effort to save 33 Chilean miners, with their President leading from the front. Emotion, suspense, ratings, huge advertising revenues. But what did this TV extravaganza conceal?
Yemen, one of the world’s poorest countries and a crucial US ally, is beleaguered by an armed resistance and a secessionist movement that are threatening its stability, triggering a possible spillover. The United States is running the risk of losing control of this much coveted region, which Washington intends to destabilize anyway, but on its own terms. In the following interview conducted by two Belgian journalists for Investig’Action, Mohammed Hassan analyses the present imbroglio from a historical perspective.