How Media Propaganda Sells Wars to America (Must Watch)


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CIA forged documents were presented to the UN Security Council

In Saddam's Bombmaker, scientist Khidhir Hamza describes a bogus story planted by the CIA in the Sunday Times on 2 April 1995. The story reported that Hamza had confirmed a secret Iraqi weapon programme, and claimed that he had been kidnapped in Greece and probably assassinated. The CIA had planted the story and documents in order to smoke him out, and it worked. Hamza contacted the US Embassy in Budapest was brought to the US.

A week later, Madeline Albright quoted the CIA-forged documents at the UN Security Council in order to prevent any relaxation of the regime of sanctions on Iraq.

..:: FBI planted capacitors found at Heathrow in 1990

The capacitors destined for Iraq found at Heathrow in 1990 turned out to have been planted by the FBI.

..:: Reagan admin covered up war against Iran

A June, 1990 Nightline episode revealed a massive cover-up of the USS Vincennes' whereabouts and actions when it shot down an Iranian airliner in 1987, killing over 200 civilians. The cover-up was designed to hide the US secret war against Iran, in which, among other actions, US Special Operations troops and Navy SEALS sunk half of Iran's navy while giving battle plans and logistical information to Iraqi ground forces in a coordinated offensive.

Koppel said, "It is becoming increasingly clear that George Bush [Sr.], operating largely behind the scenes throughout the 1980s, initiated and supported much of the financing, intelligence, and military help that built Saddam's Iraq into the aggressive power that the United States ultimately had to destroy."


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War IS Business

President Eisenhower's farewell speech, 50 years ago today, he described the more tangible correlation, of the military industrial complex, the growing fusion between corporations and the armed forces. And yet 50 years later, it looks like those concerns didn't sink in. Today, our defense spending has doubled in the past decade; we have not one, but 17 intelligence agencies assessing the constant threats to our country. Why didn't anyone listen? War Is Corey Pein explains.

Who Pays For Their War ?