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The Defense Department will pay private U.S. contractors in Iraq up to $300 million over the next three years to produce news stories, entertainment programs and public service advertisements for the Iraqi media in an effort to “engage and inspire” the local population to support U.S. objectives and the Iraqi government. The new contracts — awarded last week to four companies — will expand and consolidate what the U.S. military calls “information/psychological operations” in Iraq...
Originally posted by selfisolated
Sounds to me like they're spending $300 million on downright brainwashing the Iraqi people into accepting the American-led invasion/continued occupation.
When will the US Leaders accept the fact that people want to decide their own destiny?
The USA definitely seems on the way out. Their answer?
Force propaganda down everyone's throats so that they forget.