In November 2006, Derrick O’ Keefe interviewed Bleeding Afghanistan authors, Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls.
An interview with the authors of Bleeding Afghanistan, Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls
November 2, 2006
Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls are co-authors of an important new book, Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence. The product of extensive research including a 2005 trip to Afghanistan, as well as years of work with Afghan womenâ€™s organizations, Bleeding Afghanistan is a significant contribution to our knowledge of the recent history of that war-torn country.
Derrick Oâ€™Keefe of Seven Oaks interviewed the authors in advance of their book launch events in Vancouver and Victoria this weekend, November 3-4.
Derrick Oâ€™Keefe: Could you explain the â€œpropaganda of silenceâ€ around Afghanistan in the United States? Here in Canada, for instance, we find the propaganda machine to justify the military intervention working pretty much around the …