War by Propaganda - something I did not notice last fall when it was first published. But worth meme-spreading. 40 years ago, the Joint Chiefs of Staff Wanted to Provoke War With Cuba. Provoke, as in, Gulf of Tonkin:
Code named Operation Northwoods, the plans reportedly included the possible assassination of Cuban émigrés, sinking boats of Cuban refugees on the high seas, hijacking planes, blowing up a U.S. ship, and even orchestrating violent terrorism in U.S. cities. ...

America's top military brass even contemplated causing U.S. military casualties, writing: "We could blow up a U.S. ship in Guantanamo Bay and blame Cuba," and, "casualty lists in U.S. newspapers would cause a helpful wave of national indignation."
When you look at American history, it seems as if not a single war actually started "fairly" - with the American people knowing the truth about what was going on in the executive branch. Well, the Revolution.

One must naturally wonder how much of the current information about Iraq that is coming from "official sources" and intelligence agencies, is nothing more than warmongering lies.

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