Tag: foreign policy

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.

AfPakintacular

It was such a pleasant weekend. Fall is in the air. Football is on TV, and the Angels sent the Boston Red Sox golfing. It even felt wholesome and normal to listen […]

Chasing the dragon, pt. 3

Part 3…God’s own medicine The Obama administration rescinded the Bush administration’s quixotic order to eradicate poppy fields in Afghanistan. Judging by hectare cultivation numbers and harvest yields, the plan was either never […]