In the wake of World War I, erstwhile propagandist and political scientist Harold Lasswell famously defined propaganda as “the management of collective attitudes” and the “control over opinion” through “the manipulation of significant symbols.” The extent to which this tradition is enthusiastically upheld in the West and the United States in particular is remarkable.
The American public is consistently propagandized by its…Continue
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The new Army manual, known as ATP 3-39.33, provides discussion and techniques about civil disturbances and crowd control operations that occur in the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States…Continue
Why is Israel committing suicide? Netanyahu’s genocidal onslaught in Gaza has…
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of instability. Americans are directly connected to this conflict, and increasingly imperiled by its devastation.
It is the goal of If Americans Knew to provide full and accurate information on this critical issue, and on…Continue
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in conversation with his French counterpart, François Hollande, compared the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine with the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York and Washington that…
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Who is redrawing the map of the New Middle East today? Does the crisis need any more outside intervention? And who are the powers that can replace Washington in the region? CrossTalking with Michael Barnett, Gawdat Bahgat and Scott…Continue
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ISIS-- The Set-UP for WWIII. The mastermind is the West, the offense. Russia and China are defense. The U.S. has let its 51st States, Qatar and Saudi Arabia fund the formation of ISIS/ISIL as a professional army. David Icke said the NWO elite's plan is to…
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WASHINGTON: Time magazine has revealed a report of eight pages on plans to divide Iraq into three states, one of them in the north which is Kurdistan, the second for Sunnis along with Syria, and the third for Shi'ites in the south of the country that includes large areas of it.
The magazine added that this new Shi'ite country would…
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Secret prisons, drone bases, surveillance stations, offices where extraordinary rendition is planned: Trevor Paglen takes pictures of the places that the American and British governments don’t want you to know even exist
Remote: Paglen took this photograph of Open Hangar in Nevada using a high…Continue
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A former American intelligence linguist says spending American taxpayers’ money on a “manufactured war against the Syrian people” is “an incredible double standard” on the part of the US government.
Citing a Pentagon spokesman, Military Times reported on Tuesday that about 6,000 US troops have headed to Jordan for joint military exercises which will be conducted…Continue
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