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Alexander Cockburn

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A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection.

— Alexander Cockburn

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Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka.

— Alexander Cockburn

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The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.

— Alexander Cockburn

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The travel writer seeks the world we have lost - the lost valleys of the imagination.

— Alexander Cockburn

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The weapon of the advocate is the sword of the soldier, not the dagger of the assassin.

— Alexander Cockburn

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They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty, which is nonsense since it implies that in times of peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard.

— Alexander Cockburn

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About Alexander Cockburn

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He became a permanent resident of the United States in 1973. After moving to the United States Cockburn wrote for many publications including The New York Review of Books Esquire and Harper's. One of those making anti-Semitism charges against Cockburn was Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz.

Cockburn was brought up in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Cockburn also wrote the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London syndicated by Creators Syndicate. Together with Jeffrey St.

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