Haditha: In Context

by Steve on June 8, 2006

When examined within proper context Haditha may not be what the media would like to believe. Michael Yon has posted a “must read” dispatch that rightly warns of the fallout from speculation of late.

In the absence of clear facts, most people know that a rush to judgment serves no one. What word, then, properly characterizes the recent media coverage of Haditha, when analysis stretches beyond shotgun conclusions to actually attributing motive and assigning blame? No rational process supports a statement like: “We don’t know what happened, but we know why it happened and whose fault it is.”

Read the entire dispatch here.

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