Consider the following two propositions:
1. The vast majority of Iraqis and Afghanis, other than a few dead-enders, welcome the American presence in their countries and support U.S. objectives there.
2. In distributing pro-U.S. information to Iraq and Afghanistan, it is essential to conceal U.S. sponsorship in order to maintain credibility.
I claim that at most one of those statements can be true.
It’s a little scary that the Pentagon’s propaganda operation falls below the standards Rush Limbaugh sets for himself, isn’t it?
Full details in this Jeff Gerth story from Sunday’s New York Times.