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ID:

62

Date:

2006-01-27

Headline:

2003 Pentagon directive appears to bar a military program that pays Iraqi media to print favorable stories

Reporter's name:

Mark Mazzetti

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Los Angeles Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A secret U.S. program that paid Iraqi newspapers to publish favorable stories about the American mission in Iraq apparently violated a 2003 Pentagon directive, according to a recently declassified document obtained by the National Security Archive under FOIA.

Keywords:

Iraqi newspapers; U.S. military; propaganda; Lincoln Group; Donald Rumsfeld


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

Iraq
military


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