Saturday 29 March 2003

Iraqi War Disinformation And Myths Dropping Like Flies

The Uprising That Wasn't, Mythical Chemical Weapons and Other 'Breaking News'

The real war pauses occasionally. The information war goes on 24 hours a day. Every opportunity, every scrap of information, has been deployed to reassure British and American public opinion that the war is being won, and won painlessly.

Rumours and half-truths have been seized on and presented as facts with enormous propaganda power. As the tide of war, and of information, moves on, to recall what was true and what was not has often been difficult.

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