Posts Tagged ‘pentagon’

Government Control in Hollywood—How the US military and CIA go about their propaganda operations

 

A Dubious Official Story Masks the True Motives Behind the Soleimani Assassination

“The assassination of an Iraqi military commander who holds an official position is considered aggression on Iraq … and the liquidation of leading Iraqi figures or those from a brotherly country on Iraqi soil is a massive breach of sovereignty,” Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said of the attack, adding that the assassination was “a dangerous escalation that will light the fuse of a destructive war in Iraq, the region, and the world.”

 

 

PS.

TWITTER openly reveals itself a tool of US propaganda:

 

You’re not allowed to hear opposing views. Trump’s war crime does not get his account suspended.

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New data from Turkey reveals that almost all of these militias were armed and trained in the past by the CIA and Pentagon.

 

In a video message, one of the invading fighters promised mass ethnic cleansing if Kurds in the area refused to convert to his Wahhabi strain of Sunni Islam. “By Allah,” the fighter declared, “if you repent and come back to Allah, then know that you are our brothers. But if you refuse, then we see that your heads are ripe, and that it’s time for us to pluck them.”

 

The Usual Suspects:

Back in 2012, however, when Clinton was Secretary of State, she junketed to Istanbul to rally support for those very same militias during a “Friends of Syria” conference convened by Erdogan.

 

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CNN’s Clarissa Ward was an especially enthusiastic promoter of the FSA, embedding with its fighters, painting them as a heroic resistance. When she returned to Syria years later, she used a top mouthpiece of Syria’s local Al Qaeda affiliate as a fixer for her unequivocally pro-opposition “Inside Aleppo” series.

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Pentagon Accused of Killing 10x as Many Civilians Overseas as Acknowledged in New Report

 On Thursday, the Pentagon released a report saying the U.S. had killed 120 civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Somalia last year. However, the watchdog monitoring group Airwars says the total is at least 10 times higher.

Afghanistan Tweeting Military

 

Moving beyond the current, 20th-century approach to messaging will require better coordination with “civilian agencies and other civilian entities,” as well as new technologies designed to “isolate and identify disinformation,” Knaggs said.

DoD Officials: Irregular Warfare, Information Ops Key to Winning Next War

[Andrew Knaggs, deputy assistant secretary of defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism] said the U.S. military needs to reframe “irregular warfare as the key pillar for a proactive campaign to fight and win in an era of adversarial competition,” an approach that will likely favor controlled messaging and other influencing tools rather than counter-terrorism missions.

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Trump trying to usher in age of smaller nuclear weapons for first-strike attacks.

Trump Administration Begins Production Of A New Nuclear Weapon

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The Department of Defense even boasts that its “locations” include 164 countries. Put another way, it has a military presence of some sort in approximately 84% of the nations on this planet — or at least the DoD briefly claimed this.

Nick Turse, One Down, Who Knows How Many to Go?