The argued that the does not restrict them from barring journalists from the battlefield and claimed that the primary purpose of the press pools is to develop "a cooperative arrangement designed to balance the media's desire for unilateral coverage with...the responsibility to maintain operational security, protect the safety of the troops, and prevent interference with military operations" (The Nation Magazine v. U.S. Dep't of Defense, 762 F. Supp. 1558 S.D.N.Y. 1991).
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Front of cover of March edition of The Nation magazine. Prime Minister of Swaziland Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini on the cover, who is currently in the Seychelles on his honeymoon