Day: October 21, 2009

And….we're back

You may have noticed a preponderance of error messages (and corresponding lack of cool ArtsWeek posts) over the past couple of days. Short version: significant technical problems. Massive thanks to Brian Angliss, […]

Pentagon used psychological operation on US public, documents show

A months-long review of documents and interviews with Pentagon
personnel has revealed that the Bush Administration’s military analyst
program — aimed at selling the Iraq war to the American people —
operated through a secretive collaboration between the Defense
Department’s press and community relations offices.

Raw Story has also uncovered evidence that directly ties the
activities undertaken in the military analyst program to an official US
military document’s definition of psychological operations —
propaganda that is only supposed to be directed toward foreign
audiences.