How the White House and the CIA Are Marketing a War in the YouTube Era Dennis J. Kucinich September 9, 2013
Posted by satyrikon στο Σεπτεμβρίου 10, 2013
A decade after the Bush administration used the CIA’s «yellow cake» tale and other faulty evidence, the government is yet again relying on the CIA to lead a domestic propaganda effort for military action abroad. If these videos can sway American public opinion, as they’re intended to do, and influence Congress to vote to attack Syria, this could become the first YouTube war.
Governments have always used fear and manipulation of emotion to get the public to support wars. The Bush administration did it in 2002 in Iraq and it is happening again in Obama’s push for war in Syria.
In possibly the biggest development yet in the story, we learned this weekend that the CIA has now been enlisted to sell this new war with unproven evidence. On Saturday, U.S. intelligence officials claimed they «authenticated» 13 videos that show the horrific aftermath of a chemical attack…
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