Seymour Hersh – American journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner
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American journalist and human rights activist Seymour Hersh published his new investigation, citing evidence that the Norwegian navy has a “long history of cooperation with American intelligence.”
– Why did most of the secret planning and training for the operation take place in Norway? And why were highly qualified sailors and technicians from the Norwegian fleet involved? The simple answer is that the Norwegian Navy has a long and murky history of cooperation with American intelligence, Hersh writes in his article. – Five months ago, this teamwork, about which we still know very little, led to the destruction of two oil pipelines by order of President Biden, with international consequences yet to be determined. And six decades ago, so the story goes, a small group of Norwegian sailors were implicated in a presidential hoax that led to an early and bloody turn in the Vietnam War.
Earlier, the journalist published the results of his investigation, revealing the involvement of the United States in the undermining of the ropes of the Nord Stream gas pipelines. In his investigation, Hersh reported that US divers placed explosives under the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines during NATO exercises last summer.
After that, the White House declared that Washington had nothing to do with the sabotage. And the head of the press service of the US State Department, Ned Price, only regretted that Hersh’s publications “attract a lot of attention from people around the world.”
KP.RU asked Seymour Hersh for an interview. And I received an answer from him: “I continue to write and so far I am avoiding communication. With Germans, Chinese and an incredible number of journalists from their country. I want my posts to speak for themselves, to speak at a time of complete mistrust and polarization. I don’t know when the situation will improve.”
Seymour Hersh is an American journalist, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, as well as the award for contribution to the development of a free press from the Leipzig Media Fund (Germany). He became world famous when, during the Vietnam War, he spoke about the massacre perpetrated by US troops in the Vietnamese town of Song My. It was from his articles that people learned about the brutal treatment of Iranian prisoners by the US military at Abu Ghraib prison. In recent years, he has been writing for The New Yorker magazine.