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This would certainly explain why "Jihadi John" had a British accent.
This wouldn't surprise me.
originally posted by: trollz
The Pentagon paid a UK PR firm half a billion dollars to create fake terrorist videos in Iraq in a secret propaganda campaign
PR firm Bell Pottinger, known for its array of controversial clients including the Saudi government and Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s foundation, worked with the US military to create the propaganda in a secretive operation.
The firm reported to the CIA, the National Security Council and the Pentagon on the project
The Bell Pottinger operation started soon after the US invasion of Iraq... ...before moving on to more lucrative psychological and information operations.
Former employee Martin Wells told the Bureau how he found himself working in Iraq after being hired as a video editor by Bell Pottinger. Within 48 hours, he was landing in Baghdad to edit content for secret “psychological operations”
The firm created... ...content to look as though it had come from “Arabic TV”.
The firm also created fake Al-Qaeda propaganda videos, which were then planted by the military in homes they raided.
US law prohibits the government from using propaganda on its population, hence the use of an outside firm to create the content.
Remember when all those terrorist beheading videos were surfacing, and a bunch of people were saying they're probably fake? Remember when people claimed the idea of the government or the military making fake terrorist videos was crazy tinfoil-hat-wearing nonsense?
Well, now it's out there for the public to see. Not specifically the aforementioned ISIS beheading videos, but the fact that the government and military were creating fake terrorism videos as part of various psychological operations.
***They did it***
Coming from RT news, not sure where to begin reading that this is honest media coverage
According to a new joint investigation by the Sunday Times and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism,